Kids can explore all 50 states from home, from the car, from anywhere and learn all about America. This colorful fun-fact-filled guide includes a fold-out 50-state jigsaw puzzle and a 50-state quarter collector map!
Arranged alphabetically by state, 50 States brings kids face to face with all the beauty and diversity of the United States in an innovative and entertaining package. Kid characters guide readers through the states, pointing out the state capital, historic landmarks, famous residents, geographical and natural wonders, local delicacies, and odd and interesting facts. Additional pages include a brief history of the United States, as well as fun and informative activities? From quizzes to word and picture hunts? That help kids remember the information they've just learned. A sturdy 50-state jigsaw puzzle mounted at the front of the book, and a 50-state quarter collector map in the back, makes 50 States the perfect way for kids ages 9 to 12 to learn about the country.
About the Author
Erin McHugh is a former publishing executive and the award-winning author of more than twenty books of trivia, history, and children's titles, including 50 States: A State-by-State Tour of the USA. She lives in New England.
Albert Schrier's work has appeared in publications for Disney, Scholastic, Houghton Mifflin, and more. He has also illustrated several of Black Dog & Leventhal's State Shape books. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.