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Exploring Chicago has never been so fun! Embrace adventure with this memorable rhyming picture book, the perfect gift for residents and visitors alike!
Hello, Chicago, and hooray!
Adventure waits for us today!
From the shores of North Avenue Beach to the iconic CLOUD GATE (the Bean), there's so much to do and see in the bustling city of Chicago! With stops at the Art Institute, Grant Park, Navy Pier, and more, this spirited tour of the Windy City is just right for little readers—and their parents!—who are eager to explore. Get ready for adventure—an unforgettable Chicago experience awaits!
A REGIONAL CELEBRATION FOR RESIDENTS: Featuring some of Chicago's most popular foods, well-known destinations, and family-friendly attractions, this book makes a great gift for (or from!) any Chicagoan looking to pass on a love of their city to their little ones.
MEMORIES FOR LITTLE TRAVELERS: With so much to see and do, travel can feel overwhelming for toddlers—but telling the story of a place you've been (or are planning to visit) can make the experience so much more fun and accessible!
SWEET AND SATISFYING READ-ALOUD: Rhyming text and short, easy-to-understand sentences make this upbeat picture book an excellent candidate for story time, just right for rereading—and for reliving the adventures little explorers and their families have enjoyed together in the city!
GO-TO GIFT FOR TODDLERS ON THE GO: This lighthearted introduction to the Windy City is a gift-giver's dream, offering a wonderful way to share meaningful adventures with the little readers they love.
• Parents, grandparents, and caregivers of children who live in Chicago
• Museum-goers and travelers to the Chicago area
• Teachers and librarians who live in Chicago
• Gift-givers looking for a fun and quirky regionally inspired present
About the Author
Feather Flores is a children's book writer and editor who gravitates to the outdoor green spaces in every city she visits. A Los Angeles native, she now resides in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she's always looking for her next adventure.
Kelly Leigh Miller is an author and illustrator originally from Louisville, Kentucky. Her previous picture books include I Am A Wolf and I Love My Fangs! Kelly currently lives in Chicago, where she enjoys drawing at the Art Institute, going on outdoor adventures, and exploring everything the Windy City has to offer.
“Filled with energetic rhyming and colorful, detailed illustrations, this book takes readers on a tour through some of Chicago’s most popular attractions and features. . . . [T]he engaging illustrations give readers plenty to explore. Students will love the cheerful rhyming cadence and features of a city they may have never seen.”-School Library Journal