BKLYN Picture Books that Take Place in NYC
Annotation:Experience the wonders of New York as readers follow a wide-eyed boy and his dad on their walk around Manhattan, from Grand Central Terminal to the top of the Empire State Building, from Greenwich Village to the Statute of Liberty. Includes lots of facts and trivia and a gatefold of the Empire State building.
Annotation:Ollie the purple elephant is delighted to move into the McLaughlin family's New York City apartment but their cat, Ginger, is not pleased and devises a plan to send Ollie away with the circus.
Annotation:Little John is proud of his mother's work as a stonecutter for a cathedral called "Big John," but struggles to understand the importance of spending so much time on one stone that no one will know Momma cut. Includes a history of New York City's Cathedral of St. John the Divine.
Annotation:In this wordless story, a young girl and her grandmother view works inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art, while the balloon she has been forced to leave outside floats around New York City causing a series of mishaps that mirror scenes in the museum's artworks.
Annotation:An ABC tour of the New York borough celebrates a range of definitive regional highlights, from Coney Island and Prospect Park to jazz music and bagels, in a colorful tribute to urban culture and community that invites youngsters to identify familiar aspects of their own neighborhood lives.
Annotation:Madlenka, whose New York City neighbors include the French baker, the Indian news vendor, the Italian ice-cream man, the South American grocer, and the Chinese shopkeeper, goes around the block to show her friends her loose tooth and finds that it is like taking a trip around the world.
Annotation:A mouse who works as a page turner at the Metropolitan Opera House has only one enemy, a cat; but, during a performance of "The Magic Flute," something magical happens to change their lives.