A child’s-eye view of London’s top attractions blends lively artwork with fascinating facts, and features a sweeping gatefold of the city skyline. (Ages 5-7)
London is calling! Come along on a mother-daughter day trip as they wend their way past the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, through Trafalgar Square, and on to Covent Garden. Listen closely and you might just learn a secret about the Whispering Gallery in Saint Paul’s Cathedral. Then it’s on to the Tower of London and the river Thames, where a fold-out surprise awaits. Readers will be enchanted by Salvatore Rubbino’s cheerful, sophisticated illustrations and abundant trivia about the one and only city of London. Cheerio!
Through vibrantly illustrated street scenes, the educational book boasts facts about London mainstays, from double-decker buses to Big Ben. —USA Today
Take a look at this lovely oversize offering, which introduces a fascinating city in a way youngsters will appreciate…Its hard to imagine art that would make the city more enticing. —Booklist (starred review)