Go behind the scenes at the Constitutional Convention, thanks to award-winning author Jean Fritz's words and illustrations by the incomparable Tomie dePaola This factual gem that's written with Jean Fritz's humorous touch chronicles the hot summer of 1787 where fifty-five delegates from thirteen states huddled together in the strictest secrecy in Philadelphia to draw up the constitution of the United States Includes a copy of the Constitution and those who signed it "An informative, interesting, and immensely readable account of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 . . . An excellent choice for introducing young readers to the complexities of the constitution." "School Library Journal"