Subtitle My First 50 States

Heather Alexander
Price $19.99
Description Description

Meet the 50 states in 50 iconic words for things ranging from proud mascots to colourful quirks. Delicious foods, amazing animals, storied skyscrapers…

It’s all here in The 50 States in 50 Words, helping 3–5-year-olds celebrate each state in one small way.

Huskies race fast in Alaska, blueberries burst with goodness in Maine and sailboats bob by in Rhode Island!

Younger kids will love recognising the tiny critters and big, bright sights from their state and beyond, while older readers will find a memorable fact on every page. Starting in Alabama and finishing in Wyoming, and with D.C. and the US territories explored for good measure, The 50 States in 50 Words is a gentle guide to the USA by way of new and familiar early-learning concepts, from shapes and colours to sizes and sounds.

In between the states, you’ll find maps that pop with facts and a gallery of the state flags, putting each word in context and helping young readers piece together this extraordinary country.

With friendly text that’s perfect for reading out loud from Heather Alexander, and art from The 50 States illustrator Sol Linero, The 50 States in 50 Words is sure to delight readers of any level, and take them on their first steps to discovering the United States.

Also in the series, for older readers:

  • The 50 States
  • 50 Adventures in the 50 States
  • Only in America
  • We Are the United States
Series Americana
Format Juvenile - Hardcover 64 Pages
ISBN 9780711287815
Size7.80 in x 8.70 in / 198.12 mm x 220.98 mm
Published Date May 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
Sol Linero
Sol Linero is a children’s book illustrator and graphic designer from Buenos Aires. Her distinctive artwork is filled with rich detail, bright colors, and a love for local culture. She has worked for Airbnb, Pottery Barn Kids, Unicef, and international magazines such as Oprah, Jamie Oliver, Wired, and Scholastic. With Wide Eyed Editions, Sol has also illustrated the best-selling 50 States series.
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