"Journey Around" books are far more than
alphabet books. The child's-eye guides to U.S. cities
excite, educate, and enthrall readers with beautiful,
detailed watercolor images and a fun and accessible
but sophisticated text.
Each page is headed by an alliterative sentence
that evokes an important theme. And in each book, a
bird symbolizing the city is hidden on each page.
These proud and perky avian tour guides expertly
escort readers on a beautiful circuit of the city,
pointing out interesting sights and fascinating facts
along the way. The watercolor paintings provide an
abundance of cheerful, authentic detail to explore,
engaging readers while they become "instant experts" on
Children and adults alike will enjoy these whimsical
jaunts through the alphabet and the cities. The books
are distinguished by a witty sense of humor, with their
quirky bird-about-town narrators. The birds pop up
on each fanciful page in surprising, amusing, and places
characteristic of each city.