"Hey Brady, Meet Abe" is a series of stories about Abraham Lincoln's life told in a manner to introduce him to children from 3 to 7 years of age. The stories cover his life from his childhood up until he became the President of the United States. These brief stories focus on "Abe's" positive attributes such as his friendly manner, honesty, sense of humor, fairness, and eagerness to learn. Whether the book is read to a child or boys and girls can read it on their own, the author's hope is to inspire children to adopt Abraham Lincoln's lifelong traits and try to become "just like Abe."
The author of "Hey Brady, Meet Abe" is Gary Alan Dorris, a lifelong admirer of Abraham Lincoln who has written two other books about him; "Abraham Lincoln - An Uncommon, Common Man" and an abridged juvenile edition "Abraham Lincoln - An Uncommon Man." In addition, Mr. Dorris writes numerous articles and gives presentations on the life and times of Lincoln. Mr. Dorris is a former U.S. Air Force Officer, a retired Banker, and holds an Elementary Education degree. Learn more about Mr.
Dorris and view many of his articles at www.alincolnbygadorris.com and directly reach Mr. Dorris at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The illustrator of the book is Sandy Baker. While Mrs. Baker is an accomplished artist who works with all mediums, she chose watercolors to depict Abraham Lincoln in a more elementary style for younger children. She holds both an Education degree and a Master's, is a former teacher, and is a retired mental health therapist.