Synopses & Reviews
Many of North Americas most beloved regions are artfully celebrated in these boardbooks 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 areas attractionssuch as the Rocky Mountains in Denver, the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Lake Ontario in Toronto, and volcanoes in Hawaii. Rhythmic language guides children through the passage of both a single day and the four seasons while saluting the iconic aspects of each place. Covering many of the citys most interesting places and featuresincluding the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio Rivers; Point State Park; University of Pittsburgh and its Panthers; Carnegie Mellon University; the Pirates; the Steelers; the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium; the National Aviary; Carnegie Science Center; Carnegie Museum of Natural History; Phipps Conservatory; and the Cathedral of Learningthis book is a celebration of all things Pittsburgh.
"Beautifully illustrated stories of place." —Parents magazine
"A fantastic children's book series." —Modern Mom
"An inspiration for an itinerary for a family trip." —Associated Press
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 "The Cape Cod Christmas Cookbook," "Haunted Cape Cod & the Islands," and "Haunted Inns of New England." He lives in Saint Augustine, Florida.