ON THE LOOSE IN BOSTON

More Boston Children's Books (Click the titles for more info)

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Make Way for Ducklings

It's not easy for duck parents to find a safe place to bring up their ducklings, but during a rest stop in Boston's Public Garden, Mr. and Mrs. Mallard think they just might have found the perfect spot...

Journey Around Boston from A to Z

A children's book for all ages, this vivid, enchanting alphabet book is packed with fascinating information about historic sites in Boston, Cambridge, and environs.

The Boston Balloonies

A charming story of balloon characters who introduce kids to the sights and delights of Boston.

Good Night Boston

One of North Americaís most beloved regions is artfully celebrated in this boardbook.

You Can't Take a Balloon into the Museum of Fine Arts

This wordless adventure features actual art reproductions amidst lively line drawings; famous Bostonians appear throughout.

Pennies for Elephants

Beautiful watercolor pictures, and a true story about some Boston children who in 1914 raised money to buy elephants for the Franklin Park Zoo.

86 Years: The Legend of the Boston Red Sox

Told in delightful verse and charming illustrations, "86 Years: The Legend of the Boston Red Sox" is a "Casey at the Bat" for the 21st century. Sure to become a classic, it is a treasure for every generation, for generations to come.

Mr. Bear Goes to Boston

When Mr. Bear wakes up from his winter's nap, he decides to go sightseeing in Boston. But as he visits the local sites (Old North Church, Paul Revere's House, the Boston Common, etc.) he notices everyone staring at him and seeming perturbed by his presence. When they appear to be coming after him, he decides it is time to go back to the woods!

We're Off to Harvard Square

A winning combination of verse and pen-and-ink drawings that will charm anyone who has ever been allured by the spell of Harvard Square. Itís all here, from recognizable bookstores, shops, and eateries to the gates of Harvard College, populated by a wonderful gaggle of Square and not-so-square characters.

On the Loose in Boston

With simple rhymes and colorful, highly detailed pictures, cartoonist Sage Stossel creates a "Where's Waldo?"-style hit, setting animals free from Franklin Park Zoo and challenging children to find them in settings from Faneuil Hall to Fenway Park. Children will have a ball helping the keeper find a rhinoceros in the North End, a koala bear in Chinatown, and a penguin on Boston Common. Over 100 animals are hiding cleverly in beloved Beantown settings.

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