Peter and Cheryl Barnes are a husband and wife writing / illustrating team specializing in educational books for children. They are creators of more than a dozen books, many of which have been featured on numerous top-tier TV and radio shows including The Today Show, C-Span’s Book TV, National Public Radio, and in prominent print outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Roll Call, Washington Times, and Child Magazine.
Election year is upon us and what better way to teach children about campaigning, voting, and the election process than through Cheryl and Peter Barnes’ critically-acclaimed book Woodrow for President!
Featuring Woodrow G. Washingtail, a civic-minded mouse with presidential ambitions, Woodrow for President follows Woodrow as he runs for president of the United Mice of America.
Taking children on a journey from Woodrow’s schoolmouse days full of hard work and community service to his time as governor of Moussouri to his bid for president of the United Mice of America, Woodrow for President introduces children to campaigning, elections, volunteering, and more through this fun—and educational—story of one mouse’s dream to become the nation’s ?Big Cheese.”
Featuring a contract for voting between parents and kids as well as fun activities such as ?find the secret service agent” in every illustration, Woodrow for President is perfect for any child in K-4 who might one day aspire to be the ?Commander in Cheese.”
Liberty Lee’s Tail of Independence by Peter and Cheryl Barnes, stars a very patriotic mouse named Liberty Lee who tells the “tail” of America’s birth. While most mice were running around in the pursuit of cheese, Liberty Lee helped our Founding Father’s create America. Liberty Lee recounts the events that formed our nation from the pilgrims’ trip across the ocean to the signing of the Declaration of Independence.