New York, New York!

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New York, New York!

The Big Apple from A to Z

By Laura Krauss Melmed; Frane Lessac (Illustrator)

HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780060548742, 48pp.

Publication Date: May 31, 2005


Welcome to New York City, the Big Apple, the city that never sleeps, the crossroads of the world This city has something to offer everyone, from A to Z. Come visit the American Museum of Natural History and see prehistoric Animals, get a Bird's-eye view of the Brooklyn Bridge, and Check out Central Park in this alphabetical tour from best-selling duo Laura Krauss Melmed and Frane Lessac, who brought us Capital Washington D.C. from A to Z.

Fascinating details about the many neighborhoods and historic places of New York City accompany Melmed's lively, informative verse, and Lessac's vibrant folk-art paintings capture the essence of this unique and rich place that was once called the melting pot of America.

About the Author
Laura Krauss Melmed is the author of many award-winning picture books, including the "New York Times" bestsellers "I Love You As Much "and" The Rainbabies". In addition to writing, Laura likes cooking for friends and family, hiking, typing with a cat on her lap, traveling, and, of course, reading. Visit her at

Born and raised in New Jersey, FranE Lessac won Australia's Muriel Barwell Award for Distinguished Service to Children's Literature.