In simple dictionary style, packed with over 100 colorful pictures by talented photographer Don Brown, this soft-cover treasure showcases Chicago from A to Z. Kids will discover awesome stuff, like where to see a hairy tarantula as big as a Chicago pizza, sculptures of 100 headless people, and Abraham Lincoln's death bed. They'll find out how to meet Staley da
Bear, mascot for the Chicago Bears, where to get their picture taken in front of a 101-foot baseball bat, and where they can dig up dinosaur bones or feed a butterfly. Parents and grandparents, teachers and armchair travelers will all appreciate the generous coverage of this city's history, geography, art, music, and culture. Kids and grownups alike are sure to ooh and aah, and laugh out loud as gifted writer Karen T. Bartlett takes them on a supersize Chicago adventure, with fascinating stories, quirky factoids, and a generous helping of silliness.
About the Author
Don Brown was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and moved to Chicago in 1996 to pursue a legal career. By the time he finished his legal education, he had fallen in love with Chicago and found himself unable to leave. He continues to use photography as an excuse to explore Chicago looking for new buildings, old buildings, and the beauty of Chicago.
Karen T. Bartlett is an award-winning professional photojournalist whose travel articles and photography appear regularly in magazines, travel guides, newspapers and books throughout North America and the Caribbean. Karen lives in Naples, where she is a contributing editor of Gulfshore Life magazine. Her bylines and photography have appeared consistently in the region's leading magazines for the past decade. Her credentials also include the Toronto Star, Caribbean Travel & Life magazine, N, The Magazine of Naples and the book The Best Florida Getaways. Karen was the photographer and author of Twin Lights Publishers titles, Naples, Florida: A Photographic Portrait and Rhode Island: A Photographic Portrait