Only in California

Weird & Wonderful Facts About The Golden State

Heather Alexander
AUD $29.99
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Filled with fantastic facts, amazing sights and splendid illustrations, Only in California is one of the first in an exciting new series of giftable state by state guides for kids, exploring exactly what makes the Golden State so special!

The first in a collection of state-by-state books from the best-selling 50 States series, Only in California! explores the most amazing sites, cities, history, and natural landscapes of the Golden State. From the bright lights of L.A. to the natural majesty of the Redwood forests, this beautiful book is a deep dive into what makes California so great. Full bleed illustrations capture a sense of place, while pull-out spot artworks zoom in on the most fascinating facts.

Locations also include: San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge, Lake Tahoe, Central Valley, San Diego with its famous beach and boardwalk scene, the coastal kelp forests, Napa and Sonoma wine country, Yosemite Valley with El Capitan, the lowest point in North America, Death Valley, Big Sur, Palm Springs, and more.

Each book in the state-by-state subseries covers the following areas:

- Weird and wacky stats and facts
- Historical timeline
- Local sports
- Museums, amusement parks, and cultural events
- Food and drink
- Animals and plants
- Inventions
- Fun festivals
- Changemakers and superstars
- Quiz questions

Get ready to take a whirlwind adventure around the Golden State, filled with fascinating facts, beautiful illustrations, and much, much more!

The 50 States series of books for young explorers celebrates the USA and the wider world with key facts and fun activities about the people, history, and natural environments that make each location within them uniquely wonderful. Beautiful illustrations, maps, and infographics bring the places to colorful life.

Also available from the series: The 50 States, The 50 States: Activity Book, The 50 States: Fun Facts, 50 Cities of the U.S.A., 50 Trailblazers of the 50 States, Our Wonderful World, 50 Adventures in the 50 States, Our Wonderful World Activity Book, Only in America, and Only in America Activity Book.

Author bio:

Heather Alexander is the author of over 40 books for children, both fiction and non-fiction. Recent titles include Life On Earth: Human Body and Life on Earth: Farm (Wide-Eyed Editions), A Child's Introduction to Art (Hachette) and Across the USA (Kane Miller/Ivy Kids).

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9780711274044
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Wide Eyed Editions
Series: The 50 States
Pub Date: August 2022
Page Extent: 64
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 7 - 11
Subject: Wildlife (Children's / Teenage)