Simone Visits the Museum

Simone Visits the Museum


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Whether you’re looking for an original gift for your little one, or you simply want some light reading for both of you to enjoy before bedtime, “Simone Visits the Museum” is definitely the right choice.

This lovely children’s book introduces a special little girl named Simone, and tells the story of the exciting day Simone spends with her mother. Their day together includes a visit to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture where Simone misplaces something she values, making it a great opportunity for Simone to learn about the importance of paying attention to surroundings, responsibility, and family.

With an easy-to-read style, this story resonates with young readers. At the same time, the gorgeous illustrations portray an authentic picture of Washington DC and all that the city has to offer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999568507
Publisher: Mayhew Pursuits
Publication date: 06/05/2018
Pages: 38
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

Dr. Kelsi Bracmort is a native Washingtonian who adores DC and the rich history offered to children and young people of all ages. She was inspired to write this book with the hope that a character like Simone will inspire all children to be proud of who they are, and to explore all that DC has to offer. She earned a B.S. in Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University, and both a M.S. and Ph.D. in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from Purdue University. Website:

Takeia Marie is an illustrator from New York, comic book nerd, lover of food, and self-proclaimed hip-hop enthusiast. She enjoys working with small businesses and individuals with big ideas, having worked with clients such as The Mill, Goode Stuff Publishing, Action Lab, Brooklyn College Community Partnership, and more. Her work has been published in the Glyph Pioneer Award-winning anthology, Artists Against Police Brutality, and has been featured in Black Comix Returns: African-American Comic Art & Culture. When she is not drawing she likes to write and has contributed pieces to The Hip Hop Speakeasy and Website:

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