Subtitle Weird and Wonderful Facts About The Sunshine State

Heather Alexander
Price $21.99 / £14.99
Description Description Explore Florida, the US state known for sea, sand, sun and fun, with this book full of quickfire facts and colourful maps.

Glide by gators in the Everglades, ride rollercoasters in Orlando, and move to the music of Miami as you explore this unique and diverse state. You’ll learn why Key lime pie should never be green, how piracy landed on the coast of Florida, and how famous Floridians have changed the world.

Each of Florida’s major cities and regions is covered in this comprehensive rundown of the Sunshine State, from Tallahassee to the Treasure Coast. Plus, get a dose of Florida’s fascinating past from a history timeline, and spot your favourite Florida locales on infographic maps.

Wildlife, culture, trailblazers, and the quirkier side of Florida are all spotlit on dedicated spreads, with classic symbols of Floridian life in bold colours. Ideal for young readers with a keen interest in the states, Florida is a slice of American culture with something for everyone. And just like Florida, this book has it all!

From The 50 States series. These books for young explorers celebrate the USA and the wider world with key facts and fun activities about the people, history and natural environments that make each location within them uniquely wonderful. Beautiful illustrations, maps and infographics bring the places to colourful life.

Also available in this series: 50 Adventures in the 50 States, 50 Trailblazers of the 50 States, Only in America, Only in California, Only in Texas, We Are the United States, and a wide range of activity books.
Series Americana
Format Juvenile - Hardcover 64 Pages
ISBN 9780711281455
Size9.25 in x 10.87 in / 235.00 mm x 276.00 mm
Published Date March 7th, 2024
Heather Alexander
Born in New York and now based in sunny California, Heather Alexander is the author of numerous books for children, both fiction and nonfiction, including Only In AmericaEat Bugs: Project StartupA Child’s Introduction to the NutcrackerA Child’s Introduction to Egyptology, and the Wallace and Grace early chapter book series. Heather also works as a children's book editor. Visit her at
Joseph Moffat-Peña
Joseph Moffat-Pena is a children’s book author and illustrator based in Oregon City, Oregon. From a young age, Joseph has shown a keen interest in drawing. Some of his early inspirations include Ed Emberly, Genndy Tartakovsky, and Dr. Seuss. While Joseph primarily works digitally, he also enjoys experimenting with various traditional drawing and painting methods. All of his digital brushes and textures have been carefully created traditionally first. Aside from illustrating, Joseph enjoys exploring trails with his wife and two dogs, listening to and playing music, and going out to the movies.
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