ABCs of Golden Gate Park

ABCs of Golden Gate Park

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Explore California’s most visited city park in this A-to-Z adventure!

From A for Artist Ruth Asawa’s hanging wire creations in the de Young Museum to Z for the Zebra on the carousel in the Koret Children’s Quarter, this book leads you around San Francisco’s famous Golden Gate Park to reveal a range of fun and surprising facts for tourists and locals alike. Step into art, science, nature, and culture by visiting the park’s major attractions, like the serene Japanese Tea Garden; discovering secret destinations, like the magical fairy doors hidden in trees; or just relaxing on the green meadows where the bison roam. Included also at the back of the book is a colorfully illustrated map with extra trivia and details on the park’s favorite sights.

The picture book version of this is available as Golden Gate Park, An A to Z Adventure.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781513263038
Publisher: West Margin Press
Publication date: 05/05/2020
Pages: 28
Sales rank: 1,109,670
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.62(d)
Lexile: 540L (what's this?)
Age Range: 2 - 4 Years

About the Author

Marta Lindsey is a children’s book author, educator, and communications consultant to nonprofit organizations, with a background in environmental and urban issues. She also volunteers at Point Reyes National Seashore as part of the winter wildlife program and is passionate about nature and wildlife conservation. Originally from Minnesota, Marta now lives in San Francisco, California, just one block from Golden Gate Park, which she visits nearly every day.

Michael Wertz is an award-winning illustrator, printmaker, and educator based in Oakland. Known for his playful and vivid imagery, he has collaborated with the de Young Musem, Oakland Museum, New York Times, Oaklandish, and more. His work can be found throughout the city—from the 60-foot mural at Oakland Animal Services to the Oakland Public Library’s Fairyland-themed library card.

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