Introduce your little ones to the one of America's most beloved symbols of freedom with The Story of the Statue of Liberty by Patricia A. Pingry, and illustrated by Kathy Mitchell. Simply written for children ages 2 to 5 years, this board book teaches children that the Statue of Liberty was a gift from France, that it was shipped across the Atlantic Ocean in pieces and assembled on Bedloe's Island, and that the copper covering is only the thickness of a nickel.
This little book of about 250 words introduces young children to one of Americas most beloved symbols of freedom. Children will learn that the statue was a gift from France; that it was shipped across the ocean in pieces and assembled on Bedloes Island, and that the copper covering is only the thickness of a nickel. This delightful book is sure to answer the many questions of the statues youngest visitors.
Michelle Prater Burke is the author of The Story of the Wright Brothers and The Ideals Guide to Literary Places in the U.S., as well as numerous articles in Ideals magazine. Michelle spent many hours researching the story. Along the way, her three children became well-informed on the topic as well! She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with her family.