Independent Publishers Group Logo

Sign up today...
for featured titles, special offers, bestsellers, and more, in your inbox!

Subscribe to receive special offers, monthly books suggestions, seasonal selections, and more!

San Francisco Baby
San Francisco Baby

San Francisco Baby

A Local Baby Book

By Tess Shea, By Jerome Pohlen, Illustrated by Violet Lemay


Local Baby Books


22 Pages, 6 x 6

Board Book, $8.95 (US $8.95) (CA $9.95)

Publication Date: September 2013

ISBN 9781938093166

Rights: WOR

Duo Press, LLC (Sep 2013)
Duo Press LLC

Sorry, this item is temporarily out of stock


In this snapshot of San Francisco, spirited and charming images pair with quirky text to guide young readers through this unique city. Babies act as tour guides, showcasing where they live and play in the city while providing an authentic tour of all things local in this sturdy and appealing board book. From famed attractions to iconic landmarks, this educational and entertaining read captures the essence of what it means to live in and visit the City by the Bay.


"Not only is this the ideal book for someone who lives either in San Francisco, the Bay Area or Northern California; it is also an excellent way of showing a child what to expect on a visit to this fabulous city." —Bob Walsh, Curl Up with a Good Book

Author Biography

Tess Shea is an elementary school teacher who has taught ESL in Miami, Chicago, and the San Francisco Bay area. She lives in Elmhurst, Illinois. Jerome Pohlen has written for the Chicago Reader, Reader's Digest, and Time Out Chicago and is the author of Albert Einstein and Relativity for Kids, Doodle Chicago, Oddball Illinois, and more than 20 travel, science, and children's books. He lives in Chicago. Violet Lemay is an award-winning illustrator whose children's books include Chicago Baby, Doodle Chicago, Doodle New York, Doodle San Francisco, My Foodie ABC, and New York Baby. Her work has appeared in American Baby, Better Homes and Gardens, Elle, Family Circle, the New York Times, Parent and Child, and the Wall Street Journal. She lives in Saratoga Springs, New York.