Get to know all about all of New York, with this region-by-region tour of "The Empire State." Vibrant watercolors bring the countryside and the city to life, as the text extolls the features, people, landscape, museums and unique aspects of New York. Sidebar notes allow for additional illustrations, and more information on what makes New York so special. From the Five Nations across the state, to the pirate legends of Fire Island to the dairy industry today, you'll learn fascinating facts about the whole state of New York! 43 pages with resource and symbols page. Softcover.
Mother and daughter co-authors, Margery Facklam and Peggy Thomas, explore their home state region by region, offering historical accounts, natural history facts, and sightseeing suggestions. Detailed illustrations capture the diversity and beauty of this grand state.
Margery Facklam has authored more than thirty books, including BUGS FOR LUNCH, THE BIG BUG BOOK (Little, Brown), and I EAT DINNER (Boyds Mills Press). Peggy Thomas is the author of JOSHUA THE GIANT FROG (Pelican), as well as a dozen nonfiction titles. Peggy lives in Middleport, New York.
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