1. Through his many New Yorker covers, Barry Blitt has become one of the preeminent satirical cartoonists of America’s recent presidents. He’s probably best known for his controversial 2008 cover of Michelle and Barack Obama, dressed as a Muslim and a militant with an AK-47, fist-bumping in the Oval Office.
Now Blitt has trained his eye and pen on the nation’s first president; he’s illustrated a new children’s book called George Washington’s Birthday. The book, written by Margaret McNamara, follows young George about his normal day: chopping down a cherry tree, fording a creek — and worrying that his family has forgotten his 7th birthday. View in High-Res

    Through his many New Yorker covers, Barry Blitt has become one of the preeminent satirical cartoonists of America’s recent presidents. He’s probably best known for his controversial 2008 cover of Michelle and Barack Obama, dressed as a Muslim and a militant with an AK-47, fist-bumping in the Oval Office.

    Now Blitt has trained his eye and pen on the nation’s first president; he’s illustrated a new children’s book called George Washington’s Birthday. The book, written by Margaret McNamara, follows young George about his normal day: chopping down a cherry tree, fording a creek — and worrying that his family has forgotten his 7th birthday.

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