The 50 States: Fun Facts

Celebrate the people, places and food of the U.S.A!

The  50 States: Fun Facts
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Format: Hardback, 12 Pages
ISBN: 9781847808691
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Description

Part of the best-selling 50 States series of books and activities, The 50 States: Fun Facts celebrates the people, animals, vehicles, food, places, and events unique to America’s 50 states—with a 24-piece puzzle map of the United States included to top off the adventure.

Did you know that Connecticut’s state insect, the praying mantis, can turn its head nearly all the way around? Or that every year the Iowa State Fair creates a 600-pound butter cow? Each colorfully illustrated spread covers a different category and features 50 boxes, each representing a state and describing in a picture and words one special thing it is known for. The categories:

  • Animals
  • Things that go
  • People
  • Places
  • Festivals and cultural events

“See if you can spot…” boxes challenge you to take a closer look and sturdy cardboard pages make this book perfect for little hands to flip through again and again.

Also available from the 50 States series: The 50 States, 50 Cities of the U.S.A., The 50 States: Activity Book, 50 Trailblazers of the 50 States, and I Spy the 50 States.

The author

Author Gabrielle Balkan has written over 20 books for children, including the Mr. President series for Scholastic. She lives and works in New York.

Sol Linero is a children's book illustrator and graphic designer from Buenos Aires. Her distinctive artwork is filled with rich detail, bright colors and a love for local culture. She has worked for Airbnb, Pottery Barn Kids, Unicef and international magazines such as Oprah, Jamie Oliver, Wired and Scholastic. With Wide-Eyed Editions, Sol has also illustrated the bestselling 50 States series.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 12 Pages
ISBN: 9781847808691
Illustrations: color illustrations
Size: 12.598 in x 9.449 in / 320 mm x 240 mm
Published:
Age Range: 8-11 years

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