Historians claim him as one of Americas most revered presidents. But to his rambunctious sons Abraham Lincoln was above all a playful and loving father. Here is Lincoln as seen by two of his boys: Willie thrilled to be on his first train trip when Lincoln was deciding to run for president; Willie and Tad barging into Cabinet meetings to lift Lincolns spirits in the early days of the Civil War; Tad accompanying him to Richmond just after the Souths defeat. With the war raging and the Union under siege we see history unfolding through Willies eyes and then through Tads -- and we see Lincoln rising above his own inborn sadness and personal tragedy through his devotion to his sons. With evocative and engaging illustrations by P.J. Lynch Rosemary Wells offers a carefully researched biography that gives us a Lincoln not frozen in time but accessible and utterly real.