Prizes and samples provided by Quarto Publishing Group USA
The Children’s Book Review | October 21, 2015
Enter to win a copy of The 50 States: Explore the U.S.A with 50 Fact-Filled Maps (Quarto Publishing Group USA, 2015), written by Gabrielle Balkan and illustrated by Sol Linero.
One (1) winner receives:
- A copy of The 50 States: Explore the U.S.A with 50 Fact-Filled Maps
Age Range: 7-10
Hardcover: 112 pages
Giveaway begins October 21, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends November 20, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.
About the Book
Written by Gabrielle Balkan
Illustrated by Sol Linero
Written by Jackie Morris
Publisher’s Synopsis: Be inspired by the inventiveness, beauty and diversity of the United States in this curious collection of fact-filled maps. Explore thousands of wondrous locations and be awed by the achievements of hundreds of people who helped make America what it is today. Celebrate, explore, enjoy!
Ages 7-10 | Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions | 2015 | ISBN-13: 978-1847807113
WELCOME TO THE CENTENNIAL STATE
In 1895, Katharine Lee Bates wrote the lyrics to the song “America the Beautiful” after a breathtaking visit to one of Colorado’s highest points, Pikes Peak. Her phrases “purple mountain majesties” and “amber waves of grain” perfectly describe the beauty of this state. The flat, grassy prairies—where buffalo once roamed—stop mid-state at the base of the majestic Rocky Mountains. These mountains are home to elk, moose, and bighorn sheep. They sit on deposits of silver and gold that beckoned prospectors west in the 1800s. Today visitors from all over the world flock to Colorado, attracted by the variety of things to see and do. From world-class skiing and mountain vistas to deserts, plains, and river-carved canyons, natural beauty and adventurous pursuits abound in Colorado.
About the Author
Gabrielle Balkan comes from a family of book-loving teachers and is passionate about literacy, education, and good stories – just as her people taught her to be. She’s made good on her degree in education by working in children’s publishing and related education fields for some 15 years. Gabrielle grew up across from the Indiana State Fair and now lives in Brooklyn with her writer-husband, twin Kindergarteners, and orange cat.
About the Illustrator
Illustrator Sol Linero lives and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her clients include Scholastic, Oprah magazine, Jamie Oliver Magazine and Wired.
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