Synopses & Reviews
Many of North Americas most beloved regions are artfully celebrated in these board books designed to soothe children before bedtime while instilling an early appreciation for the continents natural and cultural wonders. Each book stars a multicultural group of people visiting the featured area's attractions and rhythmic language guides children through the passage of both a single day and the four seasons while saluting the iconic aspects of each place. This book of all things relating to the Hawkeye State spans from the farmlands to walleye fishing grounds in the Iowa Great Lakes. It highlights sights from Des Moinesthe state capitol building, the Iowa State Fair, Adventureland, Blank Park Zoo, and the Des Moines Art Centerto Iowa City and the University of Iowa. Children can say goodnight to the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum as well as Dubuque-area sites, including the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium and Effigy Mounds National Monument.
About the Author
Adam Gamble is a writer, a photographer, and a publisher. He is the author of many books in the Good Night Our World series, "In the Footsteps of Thoreau," and "A Public Betrayed." He lives in Dennis, Massachusetts. Mark Jasper is the author of many books in the Good Night Our World series, "The Cape Cod Christmas Cookbook," "Haunted Cape Cod & the Islands," and "Haunted Inns of New England." He lives in Sandwich, Massachusetts.