Amazing Alabama: A Coloring Book Journey Through Our 67 Counties

Amazing Alabama: A Coloring Book Journey Through Our 67 Counties

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Overview

Amazing Alabama: A Coloring Book Journey Through Alabama’s 67 Counties is a delightful, one-of-a-kind coloring book whose publication coincides with two significant bicentennial celebrations: the 2017 anniversary of Alabama becoming a territory and the 2019 anniversary of Alabama becoming a state. It is designed to to engage youngsters and adult coloring book enthusiasts in learning about the unique character of our nation’s 22nd state.

Every county in Alabama is featured in Amazing Alabama with an appealing line drawing of its iconic and lesser-known sites—historical, geographical, topographical, industrial and commercial, and more. Companion text identifies and provides context for the pictured elements. The book provides a comprehensive educational snapshot of all that is special about the state.

Author/illustrator Laura Murray was inspired to create Amazing Alabama, her first coloring book, after moving to Alabama with her husband from Georgia. Together, they made many road trips, which introduced her to the state’s history, its scenic highways and byways, its commercial centers and rustic small towns. Her coloring book showcases some of her favorite discoveries—the historic U.S. Post Office in Etowah County, Hatchet Creek in Coosa County, the pitcher plant bog in Chilton County, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588383396
Publisher: NewSouth, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/01/2017
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 659,081
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 3 - 12 Years

About the Author

Laura Murray is a talented pen-and-ink illustrator with a background in graphic design and a passion for coloring books. She has collected hundreds over the years and personally colored many. Amazing Alabama: A Coloring Book Journey Through Alabama’s 67 Counties is the first coloring book of her own design. Her work reveals an affection for and familiarity with the state of Alabama born of extensive travel and research. She lives with her husband, three children, and two pets in Auburn. See more of her work at www.lauramurraycreative.com.

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