Did you know that John Quincy Adams had a pet alligator living in the East Room of the White House? Or that Thomas Jefferson had two pet grizzly bears who lived in a cage on the South Lawn? Or what about William Howard Taft, who at 350 pounds loved fresh milk so much that he kept a pet dairy cow in the garage with his fancy cars? White House pets come in every size, shape, and species! With comical anecdotes and hilarious illustrations, this is a side-splitting look at American history shown through the most child-appealing White House residents.