By Peter F. Copeland. ISBN 0-486-42647-5. Copyright 2003. Softcover with 42 black and white illustrated pages.
Artist Peter F. Copeland captures the outstanding events in the life of revered American, George Washington, as a surveyor, lieutenant colonel in the French and Indian War, farmer, commander in chief of the Continental Army, and as the first president of the United States. Forty-two ready-to-color illustrations depict such memorable scenes as his participation in the war between Britain and France, his proposal of marriage to Martha Custis, his appointment as commander of the Patriot forces, his election to two terms as the American president, and his funeral at Mount Vernon.