- Celebrate the 50 States published by Holiday House
- Written by: Loreen Leedy
- Illustrated by: Loreen Leedy
- We recommend this book for kids ages 4 and up
What It Is
“Celebrate the 50 States” is a fun, fact-filled book showcasing all states featured alphabetically, which makes it easy for kids to find their favorites. Colorful illustrations and easy-to-read copy reveals basic information such as each state flower and bird, and the year in which every state became part of the union. Also included are animals, landmarks and so forth that may be common to a particular state.
Is It Fun?
A great layout, interesting “did you know” facts and just the right information make it a fun reference book for kids and even interesting to parents. For example, did you know that diamonds can be dug up in Arizona? For kids of the target age, acquiring, demonstrating and sharing information is something they love, and this books helps them to do that very well.
Who It’s For
This book is perfect for kids four and up. There’s so much information packed into this book, giving it plenty of room to grow with kids. It’s available in both hardcover and paperback, which also makes it friendly for any budget.
What To Be Aware Of
Check the weather before visiting Death Valley, California. The hottest temperature ever recorded there was 134 degrees!