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John O'Brien

Biography

John O'Brien

John O’Brien has illustrated more than one hundred children’s books, including THOMAS JEFFERSON BUILDS A LIBRARY. He has also contributed cartoons to The New Yorker since 1987. He lives in Delran, New Jersey, and winters in Miami, Florida. Visit johnobrienillustrator.com

John O'Brien

Books by John O'Brien

Written by Selene Castrovilla and illustrated by John O'Brien - Biography, Children's, Children's Nonfiction, History

Gravely injured and with little chance for more military honors, Major General Benedict Arnold seeks reward and recognition another way. He contacts Major John André, the new head of British intelligence and another man determined to prove himself. Arnold and André strike a deal and use Arnold’s intelligence to take over West Point, the strategic American fort. The plan ultimately fails, leading to André’s capture and death and Arnold’s loss of reward and glory.