Reader's Choice: Cheerfully illustrated in full color, “Buzzy and Thomas Move Into the President’s House” is a delightful account of the historically documented move of President Thomas Jefferson into the President’s house, accompanied by his dog, Buzzy, and his mockingbird pet, Dickie. Written from the point of view of Buzzy, a longhair white Briard dog from France, “Buzzy and Thomas Move into the President’s House” is an award winning text at reading level ages 4-8, K- 3rd grade. Awarded five stars by Readers’ Favorite, “Buzzy and Thomas Move Into the President’s House” presents details from Buzzy’s life at Monticello and Buzzy’s projected thoughts about the projected move. The detailed illustrations in American primitive style, show many fine embellishments authentic to the period of Thomas Jefferson (1801). Children will identify with Buzzy’s concerns about her strange new home, and they will delight in the whistling calls of Dickie. Carefully researched details are incorporated into a historical biography work of famous pets of a famous historical figure, in this first title of a series, Historical Tails.
James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief, Children's Bookwatch