State Shapes (Hardcover)


By Erin McHugh, Alfred Schrier (Illustrator)

Black Dog & Leventhal, 9781579128210, 52pp.

Publication Date: February 10, 2010

List Price: 9.95*
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A new addition to Black Dog's fun and fact-filled series?with die-cut, state-shaped covers! Kids and adults alike will learn about the history, geography, and people of Pennsylvania in this charmingly illustrated exploration of a population-dense U.S. state.

Die-cut in the shape of the Keystone State, the book takes readers on an extended road trip and nature walk through the geographical hot spots of each region. Full of fun and quirky facts on the Appalachian Trail, the Battle of Gettysburg, the Liberty Bell, and more, State Shapes: Pennsylvania is a fascinating and educational addition to any child's bookshelf.

About the Author

Erin McHugh is a former publishing executive and author of more than a dozen books, including The Little Road Trip Handbook.  She is also the author of several of the books in Black Dog and Leventhal's State Shape series.  She resides in New York City and South Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Alfred Schrier's work for children has appeared in publications for Disney, Scholastic, Houghton Mifflin, and more.  He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.