Travel Essays

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  1. Travel Plans Via Kids’ Books: Western Europe. Christina Hardyment says read “Heidi” in the Alps, “Babar” in France, “Pinocchio” in an Italian gondola, and “Sleeping Beauty” in a German castle (from Parents’ Choice). http://wp.me/p685GV-gh
  2. Paris in Children’s Books. For a whiff of the Foreign, authors often visit the City of Light. You can too (from Parents’ Choice). http://wp.me/p685GV-5X
  3. Travel in England Via Kids’ Books. Next time I fly into Heathrow, I will present my passport and my library card. http://wp.me/p685GV-sZ
  4. Whale Watching. When we could, say, be squirrel-watching or cow-watching, why are we especially drawn to–of all God’s creatures–the whale? (from Parents’ Choice). http://wp.me/p685GV-iR
  5. Kids’ Authors & Their Homes: Literary Tour of U.S. Favorite authors and locales associated with their stories (from Parents’ Choice). http://wp.me/p685GV-rJ
  6. New Zealand YA Novels. “I could find out more about New Zealand by reading fiction rather than Fodor’s facts” (from Parents’ Choice). http://wp.me/p685GV-kQ
  7. Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. In bucolic Western Massachusetts stands an incredible museum dedicated to this kind of kids’ book (from Parents’ Choice). http://wp.me/p685GV-fn

See also:

  1. “Breezy Riders,” [cycling in Ireland] Los Angeles Times (May 10, 1998), L15.
  2. “Alaska by Bike,” City Sports (Nov./Dec. 1995), 18-21.
  3. “Kayaking 101,” Los Angeles Times (July 16, 1995), L6.
  4. “Biking Baja,” Alaska Airlines Magazine (Dec. 1994), 50-53.
  5. “Best of the Best from Anchorage to Fairbanks,” Los Angeles Times (Aug. 1, 1993), L5.
  6. “Cyclists Did Anything But Coast,” [biking the California coast]  Los Angeles Times (May 31, 1992), L3, L26, L27.
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