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Planet Explorers Smithsonian: A Travel Guide for Kids
     

Planet Explorers Smithsonian: A Travel Guide for Kids

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by Laura Schaefer
 
No trip to Washington, D.C. is complete without at least a full day—or five—at the incredible Smithsonian Institution. Its nineteen beloved museums and galleries, many clustered around the National Mall, are truly the treasure chest of the United States. You’ll see amazing wonders like a giant squid, the Hope Diamond, dinosaur fossils, an Apollo

Overview

No trip to Washington, D.C. is complete without at least a full day—or five—at the incredible Smithsonian Institution. Its nineteen beloved museums and galleries, many clustered around the National Mall, are truly the treasure chest of the United States. You’ll see amazing wonders like a giant squid, the Hope Diamond, dinosaur fossils, an Apollo Lunar Module, Mr. Rogers’ red cardigan, and the Star Spangled Banner. There’s so much to learn and see—you better get started!

This e-guide includes:

The Castle
National Air & Space Museum
National Museum of Natural History
National Museum of American History
National Postal Museum
Smithsonian American Art Museum
National Portrait Gallery
National Museum of the American Indian
Freer & Sackler
National Museum of African Art
National Zoo

While you explore the first-class Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo, consult this interactive guidebook written just for kids for fun facts, information and tips about getting the most out of your visit. Click on the active hyperlinks throughout and look for convenient food listings in each section. Finally, take the quiz at the end of the book to find out what you’ve learned about the Smithsonian. You’re going to have an amazing time!

Don't miss the other titles in the exciting Planet Explorers series for young travelers. There's Planet Explorers London, Planet Explorers New York City, Planet Explorers Chicago, Planet Explorers Philadelphia, Planet Explorers Las Vegas, Planet Explorers Disneyland, Planet Explorers Walt Disney World, Epcot, SeaWorld Orlando, The Walt Disney World Character Finder, Planet Explorers Disney Cruise Line, Universal Orlando Resort, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and LEGOLAND Florida. Have fun!

Product Details

BN ID:
2940015017199
Publisher:
Laura Schaefer
Publication date:
07/23/2012
Series:
Planet Explorers , #4
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,062,971
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Laura Schaefer began her writing career as a book review editor at the University of Wisconsin's student paper The Daily Cardinal. She went on to write regularly for The Princeton Review and Match.com.

Laura is the author of The Secret Ingredient (Simon & Schuster 2011), The Teashop Girls (Simon & Schuster 2008) and Man with Farm Seeks Woman with Tractor (Thunder's Mouth Press, 2005). She is also the founder and publisher of Planet Explorers Travel Guides for Kids. The series includes titles covering Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Disneyland Paris, Universal Orlando, LEGOland Florida, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, New York City, Philadelphia, Las Vegas and Chicago.

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Planet Explorers Smithsonian: A Travel Guide for Kids 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Eny8A More than 1 year ago
Great book, kids love the pictures and the easy to understand explanations.