From Pie Town to Yum Yum

Weird and Wacky Place Names Across the United States

By Debbie Herman; Linda Sarah Goldman (Illustrator)
(Kane/Miller Book Publishers, Paperback, 9781935279792, 107pp.)

Publication Date: September 2011

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"Did you know that the United States has hundreds and hundreds of towns with weird and wacky names? This book will explore the reasons behind some of these really wacky place names, and also teach you a little bit about the states in which they are found.

About the Author
Debbie Herman is a feature writer for "Babaganewz magazine and has written for the "New Millennium Children's Dictionary CD-ROM. She is a former elementary school teacher with an MA in special education. She lives in New York City. Sheila Bailey has illustrated more than 26 children's books, including "Spaghetti and Peas; "Special People, Special Ways; "The Wizard and King Whifflegroan; and "The Wonderful Story of Edgar Elf. Her work has appeared in "Fine Cooking magazine, "Forbes, and "The "Oregonian. She lives in Redwood City, California.

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