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“Woody and Maggie Walk Across America” is a children’s geography book that features something unusual about each state Bernie visited on his 12-month cross-country ride.
“Woody and Maggie Walk Across America” front cover
Bernie wrote half of it – and Woody and Maggie handled the rest. If young readers don’t remember Arizona for the saguaro cactus, they’ll remember it for the naked green giants that can’t get their shoes back on.
Arizona: What Bernie saw (L) and what Woody and Maggie saw ®
So it’s an entertaining read. But it’s a geography book at heart and meant to teach children about the United States. Exercises at the end of the book help young readers identify each state by shape, location and characteristic.
Pages of exercises help young readers navigate the United States
“Woody and Maggie” is big (8 1/2” X 11”), bold (lots of primary colors) and all the pictures and maps are hand-drawn. It’s engineered extra-tough for hands that tug, not turn, pages. Printed on heavy paper (100-lb stock)and saddle-stitch-bound with an extra-thick cover (120 point board) and dust jacket, this is one expedition-grade piece of literature. Perfect for ages 3 – 7. Or any adult who loves adventurous geography books!
“Woody and Maggie” Back Cover