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Pets of the presidents

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Relates the stories of nine American presidents and their pets, from Thomas Jefferson"s mockingbird Dick to George Bush"s dog Millie.

Statementby Janet V. Caulkins.
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LC ClassificationsE176.1 .C265 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1553189M
ISBN 101562940600
LC Control Number91033179
OCLC/WorldCa24627844

All the Presidents’ Pets is the groundbreaking political book that Bob Woodward could have written had he just spent a little less time with the President and a little more time with Barney.

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“Some will consider this satire. Mo Rocca describes how U.S. political policy has been guided by presidential pets for more than two hundred years/5(29). Grade From the unwelcome, lowly cockroach and rats to simple, useful animals and, finally, pets kept just for pleasure and comfort, this book covers nine U.

presidents and their animals. Caulkins begins each chapter with a brief, informative, historical sketch of that man and then adds short vignettes about his pets and their relationship with the president and his : Janet Caulkins. First Dogs: American Presidents and Their Best Friends by Brooke Janis Paperback $ Only 11 left in stock (more on the way).

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Pets of the presidents book 50 YEARS OF PRESIDENTS AND THEIR PETS. Pets at the White House, the second book from White House social expert Jennifer Pickens, is a spectacular view into one of the most historic homes in the world and all of its four-legged, beaked, and pawed inhabitants.

With charm, wit, and compelling photographs, Pickens reveals how pets have played an important role at Pennsylvania Avenue. Presidential Pets. Laura Driscoll, Christian Slade (Illustrator) Rating details 34 ratings 6 reviews. Many of our presidents have had extraordinary pets including an alligator, tiger cubs, elephants, bald eagles, a hippo, a bear, a zebra, and a coyote.

This easy reader, with photos and illustrations, will have stories about many of these animals - including the Obama's dog, which /5. Author Mo Rocca is, of course, a former Daily Show correspondent, and All the Presidents' Pets is more than a little tongue-in-cheek.

It's written with all the self-effacing humility you'd expect from your average Bob Woodward book. Only it's about animals like cats, dogs and Anne Coulter/5. Pets of the presidents book This book looks at the variety of pets kept by American presidents in the White House.

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Many of our Presidents owned several pets that history books sometimes forget. Readers will meet all the dogs, cows, snakes, and cats, eagles, hyenas, bears, tigers, and rats, elephants, gators, raccoons, and turkeys, and even more pets that are equally quirky.

45 rows    List of presidential pets. Sweetlips, Scentwell and Vulcan (among others) –. Pets at the White House book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Pets at the White House provides a spectacular view into one /5. Presidential Pets: The Weird, Wacky, Little, Big, Scary, Strange Animals That Have Lived In The White House. Paperback – August 2, by. Julia Moberg (Author) › Visit Amazon's Julia Moberg Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more/5(56). “Presidential Pets” is an excellent introduction to the history of the American presidents for children.

The hook is obviously the pet facts, but each president also has brief and easy-to-digest facts about their presidency on their pages.

The illustrations are wonderful, as well. Highly recommended to animal and history lovers of all ages/5. Barbara Bush wrote about the Bush’s Springer Spaniel, Millie, and Hillary Clinton wrote about Socks the cat and President Clinton’s chocolate Labrador retriever, Buddy.

While they never actually stated their platforms, presidential pets have also played a role in politics. Over the course of his two terms as president, George W. Bush found steadfast companions in his dogs, Miss Beazley and Barney, a pair of Scottish terriers, and Spot, an English springer spaniel.

He had two Jersey cows at the White House. He also kept white mice. Ulysses S. Grant: He loved horses and horse racing.

He had numerous horses during his life. While at the White House his children had ponies named Reb and Billy Button. Rutherford Hayes: His wife loved pets. They these while in the White House: 3 birds; 4 cats. Animals -- whether pampered household pets, working livestock, birds, squirrels, or strays -- have long been a major part of life at the White House.

Some pets simply provided companionship to the president and his family.

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Get this from a library. Pets of the presidents. [Janet Caulkins] -- Relates the stories of nine American presidents and their pets, from Thomas Jefferson's mockingbird Dick to George Bush's dog Millie. Pets Of Past Presidents The Obama family is close-lipped on their search for dog, so meanwhile we turn to presidents and candidates of campaigns past, who have been more willing to.

Millie was a springer spaniel belonging to President George H.W. Bush. Millie became a mother during her time in the White House. One of Millie's puppies, Spot, returned to the White House in under the ownership of George W. Bush. Millie also coauthored Millie's Book with First Lady Barbara Bush.

Warren Harding's dog had his own chair at Cabinet meetings, and Socks, Bill Clinton's cat, was the first presidential pet with his own website. Meet the animal companions of 30 Chief Executives in this playful coloring book, from George Washington's horses and hounds to Barack Obama's puppy, Bo.

Kids Books: WACKIEST WHITE HOUSE PETS read aloud for children shows us the pets of Presidents, but they're NOT your usual animals. KidTime StoryTime reads th. James K. Polk and Donald J. Trump are the only two presidents not to have pets in the white house.

Find out more about the most amazing and bizarre president. The Presidents and Their Pets Pets at the White House: 50 Years of Presidents and Their Pets The purpose of this site is to provide researchers, students, teachers, politicians, journalists, and citizens a complete resource guide to the US Presidents.

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presidents and their families have typically liked animals. Creatures from mice to bears have made a home at the White House and its grounds. The following list of presidential pets is not complete, however, as no doubt many a presidential cat or.

You won't believe some of the animals that presidents and their families have kept as furry friends. By Rose Davidson. President Barack Obama 's daughters lobbied hard to get a pet. It worked. The. Theodore Roosevelt had the most diverse pets with 14 different types, including a black bear, a badger, a garter snake, and a laughing hyena.

Not one, but two presidents had pet alligators - John Quincy Adams and Herbert Hoover. Return to Presidential Facts. Over the years, the White House has been home to a unique assortment of pets. As a guest of John Quincy Adams, General Lafayette kept a live alligator in the East Room.

Calvin Coolidge's Enoch, a huge white goose, gift from actress Marie Dressler, was said to be worth $, Every president since Teddy Roosevelt has had a First Dog by his side in the Oval Office. Although Donald Trump has yet to reveal what presidential pet he wi.

The Presidential Pet Museum is currently closed for renovations. It was founded in as a means of preserving information, artifacts, and items related to the presidential pets.

Hundreds of items of interest are displayed for lovers of pets, presidents, and pet trivia. Pets at the Whitehouse. Fondly written with charm and wit, and illustrated with over exquisite photographs, the author reveals how pets have played an important role in the White House.

Read more».Many of the anecdotes in the book discuss letters that people wrote to the presidents'pets. Have your students choose a president and one of his pets. Have them write a letter to the president and/or his pet. President Kennedy's dog, Pushinka, was a descendent of .All the Presidents’ Pets is the groundbreaking political book that Bob Woodward could have written had he just spent a little less time with the President and a little more time with Barney.

“Some will consider this satire. Mo Rocca describes how U.S. political policy has been guided by presidential pets for more than two hundred years.