Unleashed

The Lives of White House Pets

Adapted by Ronald Kidd / Illustrated by Ard Hoyt

About The Book

Alongside the politicians and dignitaries, some crazy pets have lived in the White House. From John Quincy Adams' pet alligator all the way to Bo Obama, first families have always been open to four legged friends. The Kennedy Center is creating these stories in conjuction with an educational presidential initiative they are creating which also includes plays and displays at their headquarters in Washington DC.

About The Illustrator

Photograph © Dan Grover

Ard Hoyt has illustrated a number of books, including the New York Times bestsellers I’m a Manatee by John Lithgow and The Hair of Zoe Fleefenbacher Goes to School by Laurie Halse Anderson. Ard lives with his wife and five daughters in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 4, 2011)
  • Length: 112 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781442417250
  • Grades: 2 - 5
  • Ages: 7 - 10

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