The Upside-Down Boy and the Israeli Prime Minister

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Daniel likes to do things backwards and upside down. He walks on his hands, walks backwards, and eats cereal for dinner. His teacher reminds him that when he visits the Prime Minister’s office, he must be on his best behavior. But when something unexpected happens, can Daniel resist his urge to do a headstand? Uh oh! What would the Prime Minister say?

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books, Social Studies
Category SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: D Relationship Skills, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2021
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2021-04-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV030110, JUV033020, JUV039200
Dewey [E]
Dimensions 9.25 x 11
Lexile 490
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Author/Illustrator note, and Reviewed


Jewish Book Council

“This sto­ry is rec­om­mend­ed for its light­heart­ed approach to Israeli his­to­ry and society.” — Michal Hoschlander Malen, Jewish Book Council

Author: Sherri Mandell

Sherri Mandell is the author of several books including the National Jewish Book Award winner The Blessing of a Broken Heart. She is also the author of Writers of the Holocaust (Facts on File) and has been a contributor to USA Today, The Times of Israel, Hadassah Magazine, and the Jerusalem Post. She lives in Israel.

Illustrator: Robert Dunn

Robert Dunn lives in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, with his wife and family. He studied illustration at The Glasgow College of Building & Printing. He is a magazine illustrator, painter, caricaturist, and book illustrator.