The Statue of Liberty (Blast Back!) (Paperback)
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Get ready to blast back to the past and learn all about the Statue of Liberty!
When people think about the Statue of Liberty, that iconic statue will surely come to mind. But why do we have that statue, and who is that woman anyway? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they've traveled back in time. It covers everything from how the statue was built to the history behind its creation and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as how it almost didn't get built and how the man who designed the Eiffel Tower designed the "spine" of the statue. The unique details along with the clever and humorous interior illustrations make this series stand out from the competition.
About the Author
Nancy Ohlin is the author of the Blast Back! series, the YA novels Always, Forever, and Beauty, and the early chapter book series Greetings from Somewhere under the pseudonym Harper Paris. She lives in Ithaca, New York, with her husband, their two kids, four cats, and assorted animals who happen to show up at their door. Visit her online at nancyohlin.com.
Roger Simó is an illustrator based in a town near Barcelona, where he lives with his wife, son, and daughter. He has become the person that he would have envied when he was a child: someone who makes a living by drawing and explaining fantastic stories. Among his many projects, he is most proud of the first book he wrote and illustrated about his first child.