The ABC's of Philadelphia: An Illustrated Guide to the City of Brotherly Love

The ABC's of Philadelphia: An Illustrated Guide to the City of Brotherly Love

by Greg Landry
     
 

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A child's alphabet book, a visitor s guide and keepsake, history primer, or coffee table book which best describes, The ABC's of Philadelphia? The answer, of course, is all of these at once. Greg Landry s crisp text and Robert Hochgertel s vibrant illustrations combine to bring the diverse pleasures of this great city to life on every page.

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A child's alphabet book, a visitor s guide and keepsake, history primer, or coffee table book which best describes, The ABC's of Philadelphia? The answer, of course, is all of these at once. Greg Landry s crisp text and Robert Hochgertel s vibrant illustrations combine to bring the diverse pleasures of this great city to life on every page.

Philadelphia appears here in its many familiar manifestations fount of our nation s history; center of commerce, medicine, and education; home to athletes and the arts; even pop-culture icon but freshly imagined. Each exquisite panel is a small world in itself, inviting us to walk where William Penn first set foot, to look over the shoulders of the signers of the Constitution, to feel the beat and buzz of neighborhoods.

How well do you really know Philadelphia? Whether you are native or an occasional visitor, whatever your age, you are sure to see the city with new eyes. Just begin at A.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933822051
Publisher:
Camino Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/15/2012
Sales rank:
851,111
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Greg Landry was attracted to Philadelphia from New Hampshire in 1986 to attend the University of Pennsylvania. Greg was inspired to write this book when his children began to read, and he wanted them, and others, to learn about the wonderful features of this great city.

Robert Hochgertel has been a professional artist for a quarter of a century, working for national and international clients in publishing, advertising, and entertainment industries

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