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Take a Toddler’s Tour of San Francisco, Paris, New York and London with My Little Cities!

Take a Toddler’s Tour of San Francisco, Paris, New York and London with My Little Cities!

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My kids have been lucky enough to see a bit of the world first-hand. This is an unbelievable opportunity for them.

However, like most families, we aren’t able to spend all our days traveling the world. This is where books come to play.

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I’m really excited to get to tell you about a series of travel books for kids called My Little Cities. It’s written by BabyLit author Jennifer Adams and illustrated by kidlit extraordinaire Greg Pizzoli.

The series of children’s books about travel also expands to a New York City Skyline Playset and Travel Matching Game.

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My Little Cities travel books for kids are perfect for babies and toddlers

This series of travel books for kids is perfect for families who love to travel! Photo credit: Marcie Cheung

As you may have guessed from my post Baby + Toddler Travel Books to Inspire Wanderlust, I love board books!

They are sturdy enough for my baby to gnaw on and roughly flip the pages. Yet, my preschooler can use the imagery to create his own story about the people and places featured.

What’s extra cool is that my preschooler can “read” the books to his little brother.

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My Little Cities: Paris

My Little Cities: Paris toddler board book is one of the children's books about the world.

This was one of our favorite pages because we got to see the Eiffel Tower in person! Photo credit: Marcie Cheung

My Little Cities: Paris has been my preschooler’s favorite travel book for kids since we recently spent 3 days in Paris.

He likes to proudly point out the Eiffel Tower and talk about how we chose not to climb up it because the line was too long. I also point out the glass pyramid and try to explain how the Louvre is home to world-famous art.

Mostly, we look at the pictures and reminisce about our own trip. And we practice a little bit of French. And we talk about the yummy food we ate.

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My Little Cities: New York

My Little Cities: New York board book for babies and toddlers is one of our favorite travel books for kids.

My boys love this children’s book about New York City! Photo credit: Marcie Cheung

My Little Cities: New York features the only city in this series I haven’t been to. I’m hoping to remedy that soon!

So, I find this book extra exciting because neither my kids nor I have experienced this place.

We talk a bit about familiar things like taxis and busy streets. But, we also get to wonder aloud what it would be like to see the Statue of Liberty in person.

I like being just as curious as my preschooler about places!

My Little Cities: San Francisco

My Little Cities: San Francisco baby board book is a children's book about travel.

My oldest loves bridges, so we talk a lot about the “big, red bridge in San Francisco!” Photo credit: Marcie Cheung

San Francisco is the first and only road trip I have taken to date. Back in college, my best friend and I drove from Seattle to San Francisco to see the sights. It was an incredible trip filled with special memories.

Because of that trip, San Francisco represents freedom and “big city” life. We took my oldest to San Fransisco briefly when he was really little.

My grand plan is to take my kids on a road trip down to San Fransisco and I tell them my plan each time we look at My Little Cities: San Francisco.

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My Little Cities: London

My Little Cities: London travel board book for kids.

This is our favorite page of the book because we can re-enact what the changing of the guard looks like! Photo credit: Marcie Cheung

London is probably our next big family trip. I’ve heard that the public transportation makes it easy to get around the city with little kids. Plus they have a transportation museum that my kids would enjoy.

I like to use My Little Cities: London to familiarize them with the city so they will recognize places when we actually visit.

Final thoughts about these travel books for kids

My Little Cities travel board books babies and toddlers.

My favorite part about the My Little Cities series is how my oldest was able to “read” the books to his little brother.

The text on each page is large and succinct. This makes them great first books for early readers. The back pages of these books give a bit of background about each of the sights.

I haven’t been back to London since I was 18 years old. I’m glad I didn’t have to make up answers to my preschooler’s questions. It’s like having a cheat sheet!

These are fast becoming our go-to books outside of nap time and bedtime.

Chronicle Books sent me review copies of the My Little Cities series. All opinions are my own.

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Jas

Tuesday 26th of September 2017

Awww! These books are the cutest things ever! If and when I have kids in the future, I'll definitely wanna get them these as well. Such a great way for toddlers to learn about the world!!

marciecheung

Tuesday 26th of September 2017

They are adorable! Plus, it reminds me of places I want to visit!

Tatum

Monday 25th of September 2017

These are the cutest little books ever. Even though I don't have kids, I will hopefully one day and would love for them to read these!! I want them to be well rounded and accustomed to the the culture, language and diversity of other countries!

marciecheung

Tuesday 26th of September 2017

These books start a lot of great conversations about how life is different in other parts of the world.

Hannah

Sunday 24th of September 2017

What a gorgeous set of books for little ones! My three girls would love these. It's a great way to start showing kids what a wide and wonderful world we have and get them to start dreaming of their own adventures! We are London based and love seeing the changing of the guard!

marciecheung

Sunday 24th of September 2017

These books are so pretty to look through! I'm all about encouraging kids to explore their world!

James

Sunday 24th of September 2017

I have a 3 year old so can appreciate how useful these books are. My daughter would really relate to the pictures, especially after visiting them and I'm sure she'd attach a story to them. What a good idea these travel books are!

marciecheung

Sunday 24th of September 2017

Yes, it's so cool when kids start developing memories based on destinations!

Heraa

Saturday 23rd of September 2017

Loved the books. This looks like a great idea for kids to fell in love with travel. If i would have had kids I would have definitely bought for them. The pictures are so colorful. Loved the illustrations.

marciecheung

Sunday 24th of September 2017

The bright colors really are fabulous! Plus, reading about fun destinations sparks a lot of interesting bedtime conversations!

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