Item description for Let's Go to San Francisco (Lets Go To) by Karen Dean & Jessica Colvin...
Overview Ding, ding, ding! Clang, clang! Ride along with the Anderson family on a clunky cable car up and down the steep hills of beautiful San Francisco. Enjoy the experience with a family of 5 including Mom, Dad, Josh10, Angela7, and Brandon5.While touring this world famous destination city, rich history is woven into the landscape including Mission Delores, Victorian houses, Nob Hill, Telegraph Hill, Chinatown, and North Beach. Enjoy the incredible views from high atop Twin Peaks and Coit Tower, as well as the festive Fishermans Wharf, bustling Union Square, and of course the famous Golden Gate Bridge, all captured in extraordinarily detailed vibrant watercolor illustrations by this talented authorillustrator, Karen Dean.Brandons goal through the entire book is to reach the striking Golden Gate Bridge, so he can go back home and report about it to his class at school. His frustration builds as he gets almost close enough by bus, and then right under it by boat where it is hidden by a dense fog! Finally, near the end of their trip, they go excitedly over the bridge by bus on a clear day to tour the majestic Muir Woods. Brandons quest is finally fulfilled.Golden Gate Park, bustling Pier 39, steep and curvy Lombard Street, and many other familiar and special places are all brought to life in this exciting childrens book, certain to be enjoyed by young and old alike. The tremendous detail and vibrant color in the watercolor paintings of these familiar and special places will help people get to know San Francisco before they visit, and remember it fondly after their trip there as well. This is the third book in Karen Deans Lets Go collection series, the first two being Lets Go To Mackinac Island, and Lets Go To Chicago. Her special talent is in the exceptionally lifelike and extraordinarily detailed paintings in watercolor, that make you feel you are almost looking at a photograph. These are wonderful books for children to read, from age 4 to 12, but also for adults and collectors to keep as fond momentos of these special places. Enjoy!
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Studio: Zoe Life Publishing
Release Date Aug 1, 2008
Publisher NEWLIFE BOOK DISTRIBUTORS
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Lets Go To
ISBN 1934363294 ISBN13 9781934363294
Availability 0 units.
More About Karen Dean & Jessica Colvin
Karen Dean is a gifted artist and storyteller who makes her home in southeast Michigan. She has a B.A. in Interior Design and Fine Arts, and an M.A. in Clothing and Textile Design from Eastern Michigan University. Having studied under Master Artists in oil (Flemish Realism) and watercolors, she does portraits and other fine art from her home studio. Ever since her two daughters married and made her a 5-time grandmother, Karen has had a God-given vision to create a series of children?'s travel books. She wants parents, grandparents and children to delight in the journey to some of the most interesting travel destinations via her colorful and lively books. In addition to the travel books, she is creating fascinating new characters to delight her audiences at school visits and other speaking engagements. She takes them on a journey through the writing and illustrating process, including an attention-getting painting demonstration.