National Parks of the U.S.A.

Written by Kate Siber
Illustrated by Chris Turnham

* Amazon Best Book of the Month for July 2018 * 

* Amazon Best Nonfiction Children’s Book of the Year for 2018 * 

* NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book for students K-12 for 2019 * 

“…lovely…an engaging picture book…” –Booklist STARRED REVIEW

“…an attractive volume…for travelers and outdoor enthusiasts alike” –Publishers Weekly

“…a treasure…educates and entertains…a must-have for all the families who love to travel…” –Durango Herald

In this large-format children’s book (ages 6-10), discover the beauty and diversity of America’s great outdoors in a grand tour of its most iconic national parks. Explore Florida’s river-laced Everglades, travel down the white water rapids of the Grand Canyon, trek across the deserts of Death Valley and scale the soaring summits of the Rocky Mountains with this book that brings you up close to nature’s greatest adventures. Packed with maps and fascinating facts about the flora and fauna unique to each park, this fully-illustrated coast-to-coast journey documents the nation’s most magnificent and sacred places—and shows why they should be preserved for future generations to enjoy.

Check out a sneak peek of the book – Denali National Park


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Select Press:

12 of America’s Outdoor Playgrounds from National Parks of the U.S.A. in Parade Magazine

Why Writing a Children’s Book Was a Surprise Blessing in Wylder Journal

One Writer’s Quest to Introduce Kids to Our National Parks in REI Co-op Journal

A 3-Year-Old Reviews Outdoor Kids’ Books on Outside Online

4 Summer Picture Books I think You’ll Love on Design Mom

16 Kid-Friendly Things to Do at National Parks on Outside Online

New Kids’ Book Explores Country’s National Parks in The Durango Herald

Simple Books for Harried Times in the Minneapolis StarTribune