“It's hard to imagine a more accessible introduction to voting” than Eileen Christelow's hilariously illustrated Vote!, now updated for the 2018 midterm elections. (Booklist, starred review)
* “It's hard to imagine a more accessible introduction to voting.” —Booklist, starred review
“Explains the whys and wherefores of the voting process . . . and why it all matters.” —Washington Post
An ALA Notable Children's Book An IRA-CBC Children's Choice
Eileen Christelow’s Vote! has everything you need to know about voting and how our democracy works—parties, voter registration, campaigns, rallies, debates, Election Day, even recounts! Topics are presented in a clear, kid-friendly graphic format as the story of a local election unfolds, with hilarious commentary by the candidates’ pets. Includes updated back matter for the 2018 midterm election.
About the Author
Eileen Christelow has written and illustrated numerous best-selling picture books including eleven popular stories about the Five Little Monkeys, Vote!, and Robins!: How They Grow Up. She lives with her husband in East Dummerston, Vermont. christelow.com. fivelittlemonkeys.com.
"It's hard to imagine a more accessible introduction to voting....whimsical and creative...Vote aye on this one" —Booklist, ALA, Starred Review
"Simple language...color, and humorous subplots make for an appealing introduction to electoral politics...conveys the eye-opening evolution of democracy" —Kirkus Reviews
"Well-executed...accessible introduction...may well inspire future lever-pulling in the voting booth...a strong kickoff to the 2004 election year."—Publishers Weekly
"Solid information...the cartoon cast is animated and committed...useful end matter...an excellent overview of the democratic process."—The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Brisk and engaging...explains the whys and wherefores of the voting process...and why it all matters...wise-cracking canines included."—The Washington Post
"Colorful, comical illustrations...light, yet informative tone...This accessible and appealing title deserves a place in all collections."—School Library Journal
"Important information about elections is explored with enthusiasm...Christelow walks kids through the process...all to help democracy stay alive."—The San Francisco Chronicle