Golden Gate Park, An A to Z Adventure
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  • Author events in Bay area.
  • Targeted reviews and mentions in trade, travel, education, children’s, and regional media.
  • Facebook/Instagram/Twitter/Pinterest promotions.
  • Submitted to California Library Association and Golden Poppy awards, etc.
  • Additional resources will include: book trailer; author Q&A; study guide; and links to online resources.
  • Featured at: CA Booksellers Assoc conf, ALA, BEA.

  • Picture book written to help children 6-8 discover this icon, the third most visited city park in the US after Central Park and Lincoln Memorial.
  • Author has lived one block from Golden Gate Park for more than a decade and visits nearly every day.
  • Author is a savvy communications and marketing professional for nonprofit organizations with a background in environmental and urban issues.
  • Artist is renowned illustrator and teacher at California College of the Arts in Oakland and San Francisco. His bold, bright illustrations start with the pencil, and finish as digital collages, monoprints, and screen prints.
  • In 2020, Golden Gate Park will turn 150 years old. No children’s book exists about this unique place, despite 13 million visitors each year.
  • Reveals a range of fun and surprising facts about the park for tourists and locals alike.
  • Layered text makes it appealing for both little ones and older kids, plus it can be used for a scavenger hunt of the park.
  • Includes all major destinations within the park, all of which have gift shops and event opportunities, including: California Academy of Sciences: 1.3 million visitors/year; de Young Museum: 1.5 million visitors/year; The San Francisco Botanical Gardens: 400,000+ visitors/year; The Japanese Tea Garden: 300,000+ visitors/year; The Conservatory of Flowers: 200,000+ visitors/year.
  • Author has contacts at the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department, which will host many events to celebrate Golden Gate Park’s 150th anniversary.
  • In partnership with The San Francisco Parks Alliance.
  • Lexile: NC1030L. Fountas and Pinnell level: Q.

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Publié par
Date de parution 05 mai 2020
Nombre de lectures 0
EAN13 9781513263021
Langue English
Poids de l'ouvrage 7 Mo

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title pag e
WRITTEN BY MARTA LINDSEY
ILLUSTRA TI ONS BY MICHAEL WERTZ
To my ‘B is for Bel oved’ Dre w, Helena, and Elis e.
And ‘T is for Thank Yo u’ to eve ryo ne who loves and cares for park s! —M.L.
This work is d edicated to my wonderf ul husband, And y.
To the Art Gym (Isabel, Marc os, Owen, and Li z). To my sweet Mom. To Kate, Chris , Sophia, and El iza. An d to my student s, who insp ire me eve ry d ay.
Thank you. —M. W.
Tex t © 2020 by Mart a Li ndsey Illustrations © 2020 by Micha el We rtz
Edited by Michelle McCann
All ri ghts r eserv ed. No part of thi s book may be reprodu ced or transmitted in any fo rm or by any me ans, el ectronic or mec hanical, including photoco pying, recording, or by any inform ation sto rage and retr ieval sy stem, w ithout wr itten p ermission o f the publisher .
Library of Congre ss Cat aloging-i n-Publicati on Data
Names: Li ndsey, Mart a, 1978- author . | Wer tz, Michael, illustrat or . Title: G olden Ga te Pa rk : an a to z adv enture / by Mar ta Lindsey ;
illustrate d by Mi chael W ert z.
Description: [Berke ley, Califo rnia] : Wes t Marg in Pres s, [2 020] | Audience: Age s 6- 8. | Audience: Grad es 2-3 . | Summary : “A w himsical A -to-Z journey through the b est s ights o f California’ s Go lden Ga te Par k”— Provided by publ isher .
Identifi ers: LCCN 20190 46691 (p rint) | LCCN 20190 46692 ( eb ook) |
ISBN 978 151326301 4 ( hardback) | ISBN 9781513 263021 (eb ook) Subjects : LCSH: Golden Gate Park ( San F rancisco, Calif. )—
Juvenile lite rature. | San Francisco (C alif. )— Juvenile l iterature . | English l anguage—Al phabet—Juven ile literat ure. | Alphabet books—Juvenile literature .
Classif ic ation: LCC F869 .S3 7 G64 5 2020 (print ) | LCC F869. S37 (eb ook) | DDC 9 79.4 /61-- dc23 LC record available a t https: // lccn.loc.gov /20 1904669 1 LC ebook r ecord av ailable at https:/ / lccn.loc.gov /20 1904669 2
Proudly dist ributed by Ingr am Publisher Serv ices
Printed i n China
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Published by Wes t Margi n Press
WestM arginPress. com
WEST MAR GIN PRESS Publishing Direct or: Jenni fer Newens Marketing Manager: Angela Zbornik Editor: Olivia Ngai Design & Product ion: Ra chel Lop ez Metz ger
IS FOR ARTIST RUTH ASAW A IS FOR ARTIST RUT H ASAW A
P aintings hang o n walls. Scul ptures si t on pedestal s. B ut Ruth Asaw a’s most famous art work hangs from th e ceiling. Y ou ’ll f in d 15 of her wir e creat ions in the de Yo ung Museum—along with lots more aw esome art . Paintings hang o n walls. Scul ptures si t on pedestal s. But Ruth Asaw a’s most famous art work hangs from the ceiling. Yo u’ll f in d 15 of her wir e creat ions in the de Yo ung Museum—along with lots more aw esome art .
IS FOR BISON IS FOR BISON
Th ese gigantic b easts These gigantic beasts
(a lso called bu ffalo ) have liv ed in the park for m ore (al so called bu ffalo ) have lived in the park for more
than 100 years. In 1924, 25 sneaky bison escaped in the middle of the night and surp rised people li ving in the nearby Ri chmond and Sunset neighborhoods.

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