In the age of Mapquest and global-positioning systems, I still love the Rand McNally road atlas. The whole, crazy country is contained between its two covers. The strange place names and geographical quirks, the weirdly shaped states–as well as the orderly square ones. The fact that you can plot a trip from here to anywhere and get there eventually.
Picture books, I think, can be a thrifty form of travel. Without leaving the house you can cross a continent, venture out to sea (or under it), go back in time or into space. How to Make a Cherry Pie and See... Read More
Selected by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman
Written by Marjorie Priceman, Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman
Written by Marjorie Priceman
Written by Eileen Spinelli, Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman
Written by Joan Yolleck, Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman