Only in New York: Weird and Wonderful Facts About The Empire State (The 50 States) (Hardcover)

Only in New York: Weird and Wonderful Facts About The Empire State (The 50 States) By Heather Alexander, Joseph Moffat-Peña (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Description


The next in this state-by-state strand of the best-selling 50 States series, Only in New York explores the most amazing sites, cities, history, and natural landscapes of the Empire State.

From the roar of Niagara Falls to the tip of Lady Liberty's torch, explore the length and breadth of New York with the help of little-known facts and colorful art. A state map, timelines, and spotlight spreads shine a light on the best and most surprising sites, histories, places, people, culture, and food this state has to offer.

Locations include: New York City, Long Island, Albany, the Hudson Valley, the Catskills and Adirondacks, Syracuse, the Finger Lakes, and many more.

Discover fun-filled festivals, storied monuments, famous New Yorkers, and even inventions you never knew came from the state. It's all here in Only in New York, so start spreadin' the news!

Each book in the state-by-state subseries covers the following areas:
  1. Weird and wacky stats and facts
  2. Historical timeline
  3. Local sports
  4. Museums, amusement parks, and cultural events
  5. Food and drink
  6. Animals and plants
  7. Inventions
  8. Fun festivals
  9. Changemakers and superstars
  10. Quiz questions
The 50 States series of books for young explorers celebrates the USA and the wider world with key facts and fun activities about the people, history, and natural environments that make each location within them uniquely wonderful. Beautiful illustrations, maps, and infographics bring the places to colorful life.

Also available from the series: 50 Trailblazers of the 50 States, Only in America, Only in Texas, Only in California, We Are the United States, 50 Adventures in the 50 States, and The 50 States, as well as a wide range of activity books and gifts.

About the Author


Born in New York and now based in sunny California, Heather Alexander is the author of numerous books for children, both fiction and nonfiction, including Only In AmericaEat Bugs: Project StartupA Child’s Introduction to the NutcrackerA Child’s Introduction to Egyptology, and the Wallace and Grace early chapter book series. Heather also works as a children's book editor. Visit her at heatheralexanderbooks.com.

Joseph Moffat-Pena is a children’s book author and illustrator based in Oregon City, Oregon. From a young age, Joseph has shown a keen interest in drawing. Some of his early inspirations include Ed Emberly, Genndy Tartakovsky, and Dr. Seuss. While Joseph primarily works digitally, he also enjoys experimenting with various traditional drawing and painting methods. All of his digital brushes and textures have been carefully created traditionally first. Aside from illustrating, Joseph enjoys exploring trails with his wife and two dogs, listening to and playing music, and going out to the movies.

Praise For…


"...eye-catching, colorful, iconic scenes... Informative and fun."—Kirkus Reviews
Product Details
ISBN: 9780711281431
ISBN-10: 0711281432
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Publication Date: September 26th, 2023
Pages: 64
Language: English
Series: The 50 States