More Washington, DC Children's Books (Click the titles for more info)

This is Washington, D.C.

A quirky tour of the nation's capital with sleek illustrations and witty commentary, from the beloved "This is..." cities series by Miroslav Sasek (first published in 1969).

Madeline at the White House

Madeline and her friends take up the President's daughter on an invitation for a sleepover at the White House. With this book, John Bemelmans Marciano, Ludwig Bemelmans' grandson, brings to life a story that Ludwig was working on at the time he died in 1962.

On the Loose in Washington, D.C.

With simple rhymes and colorful, highly detailed pictures, cartoonist Sage Stossel creates a "Where's Waldo?"-style hit, setting animals free from the National Zoo and challenging children to find them in settings from the National Mall to Georgetown, Dupont Circle, and the Air and Space Museum.

Underground Train

A rhyming picture book featuring a ride on the Metro and a tour of DC. By Mary Quattlebaum

Journey Around Washington D.C.

An alphabet book packed with information about historic sites in the city. By Martha Day Zschock

Hello, Washington DC!

A board book offering an engaging tour of Washington's sites for very young children. By Martha Day Zschock

House Mouse, Senate Mouse

The Squeaker of the House and the Senate Mouse-jority leader must work together to pass a bill establishing a national cheese. By Peter W. Barnes and Cheryl S. Barnes

The Wall

A boy visits the Vietnam Memorial with his father to find his grandfather's name. By Eve Bunting

The Nine-Ton Cat: Behind the Scenes at an Art Museum

A fascinating look at what goes on behind the scenes at Washington DC's National Gallery of Art - from the work of curators to the work of plant-waterers and museum guards. (For ages 8 and up.) By Peggy Thompson

A Kid's Guide to Washington, D.C.

A Washington DC travel guide especially for children. By Miriam Chernick and Richard Brown

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