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Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Incorporated, Nov 1, 2000 - History - 47 pages
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A state-by-state celebration of America, the State Smarts series is an exciting collection of distinctive kids books, each one custom die cut to the shape of the featured state. These books are packed with fun information including a short history, famous figures, geography, industry and environment. These books are sure to be a hit with 8-12 year olds (and grown-ups, too!). Learn about the History of Illinois - the Hull House Settlement and the Land of Lincoln, Notable Places - Chicago and the Shawnee Hills, and Famous Illinoisans - U.S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln, and Walt Disney.

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Patricia K. Kummer
Limited preview - 2002

About the author (2000)

Erik Bruun is a journalist, author and meticulous housekeeper. His previous books include: The Book of American Values and Virtues, Our Nation's Archive, Test Your History IQ and the Kids' Book of Giant Machines. He lives in Great Barrington, MA.

Rick Peterson is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Rick Peterson include Keep on Rollin Meatballs and Other Delicious Dinners: And Other Delicious Dinners (Kids Dish), Oye!/ Shhhh....: Un Libro Sobre El Oido/ A Book About Hearing Hearing (Nuestro Asombroso Cuerpo/ Our Amazing Body), A que huele?/ Sniff Sniff?: Un Libro Sobre El Olfato/ A Book About Smell (Nuestro Asombroso Cuerpo/ Our Amazing Body), and Holy Guacamole!: And Other Scrumptious Snacks (Kids Dish).

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