President Squid (Hardcover)

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By Aaron Reynolds, Sara Varon (Illustrator)
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Join Aaron Reynolds and Sara Varon as they explore the ideal qualities of leaders, diplomats...and giant squid. Squid knows all about being president. It means living in a big house, doing all the talking—oh, and having a tie is crucial. He's all set! In the next election, make a more informed choice. Vote for President Squid!

About the Author


Aaron Reynolds is a Caldecott honoree and the New York Times bestselling author of many books for children, including Here Comes Destructosaurus! and Carnivores. He has never been a sardine or a giant squid, but he's pretty sure neither would make a good president. He lives in Chicago.

Sara Varon is a printmaker, graphic novelist, and children's book author-illustrator living in Brooklyn. A recipient of the Sendak Fellowship and an Eisner Award nominee, she currently teaches printmaking at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

Praise For…


"Kids will enjoy Squid's antics."--Booking Mana

"Kids will enjoy Squid's antics."--Booking Mana

"A fun, uplifting satire."--Books and Whatnot

"A fun, uplifting satire."--Books and Whatnot

"A great discussion starter about leadership and politics."-School Library Journal

"A great discussion starter about leadership and politics."-School Library Journal

"A quirky primer on presidential politics."--San Francisco Chronicle

"A quirky primer on presidential politics."--San Francisco Chronicle

"An antic extravaganza. savvy readers will not miss the startling similarity between the megalomaniacal squid and a certain presidential candidate."-Publishers Weekly

"An antic extravaganza. savvy readers will not miss the startling similarity between the megalomaniacal squid and a certain presidential candidate."-Publishers Weekly

"A funny way of learning about what makes a good president."--This Kid Reviews Books

"A funny way of learning about what makes a good president."--This Kid Reviews Books

"A fun read for everyone in the family!"--Champagne News Gazette

"A fun read for everyone in the family!"--Champagne News Gazette

"A high-energy, undersea look into the mind of a squid who thinks he should be president."--Books4YourKids

"A high-energy, undersea look into the mind of a squid who thinks he should be president."--Books4YourKids

"Preschoolers might seem young for political satire, but they'll giggle knowingly at the prideful antics of this neon-pink squid who fancies himself a leader worthy of joining Mt. Rushmore."--Common Sense Media

"Preschoolers might seem young for political satire, but they'll giggle knowingly at the prideful antics of this neon-pink squid who fancies himself a leader worthy of joining Mt. Rushmore."--Common Sense Media

"Makes fun of those seeking to be president in a kid-friendly manner."--Kid Lit Reviews

"Makes fun of those seeking to be president in a kid-friendly manner."--Kid Lit Reviews

"A satirical take on real-life candidates with little political experience."-Booklist

"A satirical take on real-life candidates with little political experience."-Booklist

"This hilarious satire won't be lost on older readers, nor the silliness on younger ones."--Shelf Awareness

"This hilarious satire won't be lost on older readers, nor the silliness on younger ones."--Shelf Awareness

"Political satire at its most playful."--Kirkus Reviews

"Political satire at its most playful."--Kirkus Reviews
Product Details
ISBN: 9781452136479
ISBN-10: 1452136475
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2016
Pages: 44
Language: English