The President of the Jungle by Rodrigues, Andr?

The President of the Jungle

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In this fabulous and funny introduction to how elections work, the animals decide they are tired of their king and that it is time to vote for a president.


Lion may be King of the jungle, but lately he only seems to care about himself. His subjects are fed up, so they decide to try something new--hold an election! Once Owl explains the rules, the fun begins, and Snake, Sloth, and Monkey all announce they will be candidates. But oh no, Lion is going to run too! It's a wild campaign season as the animals hold rallies, debate, and even take a selfie or two, trying to prove why they'd make the best president of the jungle.


This funny, non-partisan story features lively illustrations, a helpful glossary, and colorful characters who have an infectious enthusiasm for the election process.

Author: Andre Rodrigues, Larissa Ribeiro, Paula Desgualdo
Publisher: Nancy Paulsen Books
Published: 06/11/2024
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 10.20h x 10.00w x 0.20d
ISBN: 9780593855812
Audience: Ages 4-8

About the Author
Paulo Desgualdo, a journalist working on a master's degree in education, writes for children and in the areas of health, education, and culture.


Pedro Markun, a hacker and an activist for transparency and open data, writes books and designs games that help adults and children talk about politics.


Andre Rodrigues, a graphic designer, aims to connect his work with social and cultural causes related to minority rights, mobility, the environment, and education.


Larissa Ribeiro is a graphic artist, children's book illustrator, and cofounder of AzMina magazine and Mulheres Ilustradoras, a directory of professional women illustrators.