Eyewitness Workbooks: Presidents

By DK Publishing

An informative and visual guide to America’s highest office, this DK Eyewitness book explores the history of the White House and the presidents who have served in it.


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Written in association with the Smithsonian Institution, this beautiful visual reference book provides mini-biographies and trivia for budding historians, along with hundreds of photos that illustrate the lives of Presidents that shaped American history.

Students and teachers alike will find intriguing facts in this comprehensive history book. Each president’s feature starts with their early lives and takes the reader through their political careers. Discover how they came into office and what happened after they won their presidential elections. Be an eyewitness to the history of the inhabitants of the White House through full-color photographs of famous paintings, campaign memorabilia, handwritten letters, and even historical artifacts belonging to each President.

As the first person to be called the President of the United States, George Washington helped unite the colonies and win independence from King George of Great Britain. Learn about his revolutionary leadership and the forging of the Constitution. Discover how Abraham Lincoln saved the Union from the American Civil War, and how Thomas Jefferson doubled the size of the nation with the Louisiana Purchase.

The book includes a section of presidential speeches such as John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address and Ronald Reagan’s Evil Empire speech. Read about other 20th century presidents such George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and the first Black president Barack Obama. This new edition introduces America’s newest Commander-in-chief Joe Biden.

About the Publisher

DK Publishing was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world’s leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK’s aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. It has a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.

Additional information

Weight 10.3 oz
Dimensions 11 × 8.5 × .23 in