The 50 States Explore the U.S.A. with 50 Fact-Filled Maps! by Gabrielle Balkan


The 50 States Explore the U.S.A. with 50 Fact-Filled Maps! by Gabrielle Balkan

Be inspired by the inventiveness, beauty and diversity of the United States in this curious collection of fact-filled maps. Explore thousand of wondrous locations and be awed by the achievements of hundreds of people who helped make America what it is today. Celebrate, explore, enjoy! Page Plan 1 Title Page 2-3 USA country map/contents page 4-103 State maps 104-105 State flags 106-107 Historic events 108-109 Presidents 110-111 Index 112 Imprint


Author Gabrielle Balkan's research and writing draws readers in with a fun mash-up of history, geography and pop culture, while Sol Linero's illustrations make every spread a delight. BookPage A great read to share with your young one. Bright and colorful, you'll enjoy it as much as they will! Design Sponge For Those Who Pride Themselves on Knowing Their State's Flower/Bird/Motto. A large-format atlas of the U.S., The 50 States is chock-full of interesting facts, trivia and history. Family Circle When I first laid eyes on The 50 States, written and researched by Gabrielle Balkan and illustrated by Sol Linero, I absolutely had to have it because I think it's easily the most delightful book on the topic that I've ever seen. Inhabitots There are Tlingit nation canoes in Alaska, Walden Pond in Massachusetts, Harpers Ferry in West Virginia (but also the first pepperoni roll and first red-brick street; not all icons are serious business). Kirkus Reviews Readers will enjoy browsing this oversized and colorful atlas of the United States...will offer hours of browsing pleasure. Literacy Daily (International Literacy Association) A big, beautiful educational journey across the U.S. Pretty Prudent A stylish atlas that evokes the character and diversity of the country, equally suitable for coffee tables or family vacations. Publishers Weekly Open the large formatted book and explore the United States. Each state (and the District of Columbia) is presented handsome, colorful, and highly informative maps to create a memorable journey. Reading Rockets The engaging, colorful pages, high interest facts, and intriguing material make this a volume that has appeal for a wide audience. School Library Connection, Highly Recommended A colorful introduction to the 50 above-average title on a popular topic, and state trivia enthusiasts will find it entertaining and useful. - School Library Journal Surprises abound in The 50 States, a splendid reference, coffee-table book and conversation starter for anyone, anywhere. Shelf Awareness

About the Author

AuthorA GABRIELLE BALKANA has worked with Scholastic, Harper Collins and Penguin. She lives and works in New York.A IllustratorA SOL LINEROA lives and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her clients include Scholastic, Oprah magazine, A Jamie Oliver Magazine and Wired.A

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112 pages
Interest Age: From 7


Gabrielle Balkan
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Publication date

1st October 2015



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