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50 Adventures in the 50 States

Written by Kate Siber
Illustrated by Lydia Hill

Available October 6, 2020

Be brave and set your spirit free on an exciting journey across the U.S. of A, taking in 50 incredible adventures! From the award-winning author of National Parks of the USA, this stunning book showcases an amazing adventure to try in every single state. Walk on an active glacier in Alaska; climb the highest peak in the Northeast in New Hampshire; horseback ride through ancient canyons with a Navajo guide in Arizona and surf iconic Venice Beach in California. Activities range from the high-octane, such as kiteboarding the Gulf Coast in Texas or canyoneering in Utah, to the magical and inspiring, such as soaking in natural hot springs in Idaho, stargazing from a train in Nevada and witnessing the synchronous firefly displays in Tennessee. This book is to be pored over and treasured by aspiring adventurers—be they children or adults!

Check out a sneak peak of the Nevada spread!

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Cover image of '100 Hikes of a Lifetime'

100 Hikes of a Lifetime: The World’s Ultimate Scenic Trails

By Kate Siber
Foreword by Andrew Skurka

This ultimate hiker’s bucket list, from the celebrated Appalachian Trail to Micronesia’s off-the-beaten-path Six Waterfalls Hike, treks through 100 energizing experiences for all levels.

Filled with beautiful National Geographic photography, wisdom from expert hikers like Andrew Skurka, need-to-know travel information, and practical wildlife-spotting tips, this inspirational guide offers the planet’s best experiences for hikers and sightseers. From short day hikes–Lake Agnes Teahouse in Alberta, Norway’s Mt. Skala–to multiday excursions like Mt. Meru in Tanzania and multi-week treks (Egypt’s Sinai Trail, Bhutan’s Snowman Trek, and the Bibbulum Track in Australia), you’ll find a hike that matches your interests and skill level. Crossing all continents and climates (from the jungles of Costa Rica to the ice fields in Alaska’s Kenai Fjords National Park), as well as experiences (a wine route through Switzerland or moose spotting on the Teton Crest Trail in Wyoming,) there is a trail for everyone in these pages. So pack your gear and lace your boots: this comprehensive and innovative guide will lead you to experience the best hikes of your life!

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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

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