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In the New York Times bestseller, Sweet Land of Liberty, Ellis the Elephant learned why America is the greatest country on Earth. Now Ellis is back and ready to learn about the birth of our great nation in Ellis and the 13 Colonies. Written and illustrated by Callista Gingrich and Susan Arciero, Ellis once again educates and entertains kids as he goes back to the library to learn about the original thirteen colonies. Starting with Jamestown, Ellis journeys through each colony and learns about the different founders, each colony’s unique characteristics, and more! From the Pilgrims and the Indians to New Amsterdam and New Netherlands, kids will discover well-known and little-known facts about America and her first settlers. Perfect for children ages 5-8 years old, Ellis and the 13 Colonies will delight young and adult readers alike while teaching kids about America’s roots and early history.
How did America become the land of the free?
In Sweet Land of Liberty, Ellis the Elephant sets off on a quest to find out.
Through an amazing afternoon at the library, Ellis travels through time and discovers the pivotal moments that have shaped our nation’s unique history, including,
the Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving
the Boston Tea Party
George Washington crossing the Delaware
pioneers settling the great frontier
the first man on the moon
and many more of the astounding events and people whose dreams, courage, and hard work have made America great.
With its vivid illustrations and charming rhymes, Sweet Land of Liberty is a must read for children and parents alike who want to explore our nation’s great history—and discover why America is a free and exceptional nation.