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WHAT the Wild Things Are: Kids Books Help with Hikes

FAMILY TRAVEL

By Jennifer Close

Destination: Colorado

 

Hiking kids
Kids take to the wild world.

Books: I Can Go Hiking by Edana Eckart; Wild Tracks! by Jim Arnosky; and Birds of Colorado Field Guide by Stan Tekiela

With our move from the humidity of Florida to the cooler mountains of Colorado, we have a new-found love for hiking as a family. Unfortunately, we have also discovered that taking a few nature walks does not make a family of hikers. There are so many things to think about if you are going to hike with your family. Continue reading WHAT the Wild Things Are: Kids Books Help with Hikes

Horrible Books Just the Ticket for Traveling Boys

The Tower Bridge, London
The Tower Bridge

 

Destination: London

Books: Loathsome London by Terry Deary from the Horrible Histories

Various Titles from the You Wouldn’t Want To Be… series for children

“Horrible” History Makes Traveling to Britain with Kids Fun

A GUEST POST by Mara Gorman

Grownups tend to think that castles, suits of armor, and ancient towers are automatically interesting to the younger set. The fact is, to most children one old building looks much like another, even if they both happen to be ancient castles. And without understanding what suits of armor and lances were used for, what fun are they to look at? Continue reading Horrible Books Just the Ticket for Traveling Boys

What Books Were Most Popular in June?

Time again for the Wandering Educators column dedicated to A Traveler’s Library. Each month that wonderful web site gives me space to ramble on about what happened the previous month here at A Traveler’s Library. Continue reading What Books Were Most Popular in June?