KeeKee’s Big Adventures in Amsterdam, Netherlands
KeeKee is the adventurous calico kitty traveling the world in her hot air balloon. Hoera! In this charmingly illustrated picture book, she lands in Amsterdam, Netherlands. KeeKee explores the city with Jasper the Lion. Together they speak Dutch, cruise the canals, and enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of this beautiful, colorful and historic city.
About the Author: Shannon Jones
For Shannon, her love of travel began at a young age. It opened her eyes and ears to the world. As a grownup, living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with her husband Paul and kitty KeeKee, the idea for KeeKee’s Big Adventures was born. After twenty years in the marketing field, Shannon is launched on her new adventures, following her passion for writing and excited to be helping kids in their quest for learning and discovery. She now lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with Paul, KeeKee, and little sister kitty Luna.
About the Illustrator: Casey Uhelski
Casey graduated with honors from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in illustration. As a little girl, she loved books, doodling, and daydreaming. She’s never outgrown these early enthusiasms, and has happily gone on to pursue a career as a children’s book illustrator. She lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
|Title:||KeeKee’s Big Adventures in Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|Price:||$16.99 USA / $18.99 CAN / €12,99 EUR / £11.99 UK|
|Genre:||Children’s Picture Book / Travel / Europe|
|Publication:||October 11, 2016|
|Distribution:||Baker & Taylor / Ingram|
Artwork from KeeKee in Amsterdam
Flower Market Bloemenmarkt
Canal Boat Jam
(download high-res JPG)
Featured in the back of the Amsterdam book, like in all the books in the KeeKee series, is an illustrated map showing the places KeeKee visited. While not to scale, it is overall accurate for visiting the actual city.
The KeeKee’s Big Adventures series has won the following awards:
Foreword Review INDIEFAB
Book of the Year Finalist
Mom’s Choice Award
Gold Recipient Medals
IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards
Best First Book Silver Winner
Additional Books in The Series
About the Publisher: Calithumpian Press
Calithumpian Press is a boutique publishing company specializing in children’s books worth making noise about…books that deserve a parade.
We founded Calithumpian Press in 2012, to realize our dreams of bringing KeeKee’s Big Adventures to life, the story of the adventurous calico kitty, KeeKee, who travels the world in her hot air balloon.
A calithump (or callithump) is a noisy boisterous makeshift band or parade, especially with pots and pans and newspaper hats.