Sleeping Bear Press, Board Books, 9781585361793, 22pp.
Publication Date: July 6, 2011
Toddlers will delight in these books filled with rhyming riddles, framed by brightly painted clues that introduce elements that make each state so special.
Michael Monroe uses his award-winning illustrations to bring every story he works on to life. He feels a great responsibility to make each book the best it can be for the children reading it. He enjoys painting the books but also loves traveling the country doing presentations at schools where he teaches children about being an artist and about following their dreams.
Helle Urban, a Parker, Colorado resident, has been an illustrator for over 20 years. She earned her bachelor of fine arts in illustration from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. Helle has illustrated numerous children's books, painted portraits of families, and was a background artist in the animation industry.