Count to Sleep San Francisco
Adam Gamble & Joe Veno
Our World of Books, 2011 (2011)
Reviewed by Bob Walch
ere's a counting book for toddlers with a regional appeal. As you thumb through this board book you'll find many of the iconic landmarks of San Francisco. For example, after seeing the Golden Gate bridge gleaming in the sun, you'll discover two brightly painted cable cars, three redwoods in Muir Woods, and four cars twisting and turning down the hill on Lombard Street.
ungeness crabs, the Victorian houses known as the
, seals hanging out at Pier 39, and even Coit Tower on the book's back cover, are pictured in this cute little book. And on the final page, you'll discover ten little children sound asleep in their beds in
The City by the Bay
here are plenty of counting books on the market, but what sets this series apart is how it introduces children to a given city or state. Other books in the series feature New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Seattle.
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