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NATIONAL PARKS: A KID'S GUIDE TO AMERICA'S PARKS, MONUMENTS AND LANDMARKS
Author: Erin McHugh and Neal Aspinall
Publisher: WORKMAN PUBLISHING, Apr 2012
Perfect family guide explores 75+ U.S. parks, monuments, landmarks. Dozens of quizzes, word & picture hunts, car games, & a national-park quarter collector. Info on park history, geography, natural wonders, native wildlife, birds, & unique park features. 350 full color illus & photos; 8x11 inches, 128 pgs.
This book "travels" from Maine's Acadia National Park to California's Sequoia National Park. From Yellowstone to the Statue of Liberty, from Gettysburg National Battlefield to Mount Rushmore, National Parks is the only kid-friendly, family-oriented book that covers all of the U.S. national parks, plus famous monuments and landmarks. With a lively text and hundreds of color illustrations and photographs throughout, it offers fascinating, memorable information. Organized alphabetically by state, National Parks takes readers on a whirlwind trip to 75 locations, including Denali National Park, Hot Springs National Park, Everglades National Park, Fort McHenry, White Mountain National Forest, Ellis Island, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Zion National Park, Block Island National Wildlife Refuge, Mt. Hood National Forest, and many more.
Includes a Fold-out Commemorative Quarter Collector!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR:
Erin McHugh is a former publishing executive and author of more than a dozen books, including The Little Road Trip Handbook. She is also the author of several of the books in Black Dog and Leventhal's State Shape series. She resides in New York City and South Dartmouth, Massachusetts.
More about the author
Neal Aspinall is an illustrator whose work has appeared on t-shirts, patches, and mugs in National Park gift shops. He has also created art for an ad partnership between Amtrak and the National Park Service. His clients include Target, Pepsi, and Macy's. He has received awards from Communication Arts, Graphis, Society of Illustrators, the Print Regional Design Annual, and has been inducted into the Institute of Art of Colorado's Hall of Fame. He lives in Wauwatosa, WI.