Explore the UK’s vibrant capital city with KeeKee and her friend Willamb Sheepspeare as they hop on a double-decker bus to Big Ben, British Tea and Buckingham Palace, and more!


The award-winning KeeKee’s Big Adventures series sparks curiosity and inspires an appreciation for our great big wonderful world!

“KeeKee’s Big Adventures in London, England”

London and its majesty are calling!!

Join KeeKee, the adventurous calico kitty traveling the world in her hot air balloon, on her adventures in London, England!

Explore the UK’s vibrant capital city with KeeKee and her friend Willamb Sheepspeare as they hop on a double-decker bus to towering Big Ben, proper British tea, a stroll through Buckingham Palace, and more!

KeeKee’s adventure is chock-a-block with beautifully illustrated scenes of London’s highlights.

In the back of the book, you will find a kid-friendly guide map of London, fun British words, and brief descriptions of the places KeeKee visits in the book.

KeeKee’s Big Adventures in London is perfect is for families planning their London adventure, reminiscing about their visit to London, or wanting to take a virtual vacation!

This fifth title in the award-winning KeeKee’s Big Adventures series will continue to spark curiosity and inspire an appreciation for our great big wonderful world!

Shannon Jones, Author

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.

Casey Uhelski, Illustrator

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.


from KeeKee Website

Book Specifications

Title: KeeKee’s Big Adventures in London, England
Author: Shannon Jones
Price: $16.99 USA / $18.99 CAN / €12,99 EUR / £11.99 UK
Publisher: Calithumpian Press
Genre: Children’s Picture Book / Travel / Europe
Pages: 40 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0-9990661-6-4
Publication: 19 November 2019
Distribution: Baker & Taylor / Ingram

Artwork from KeeKee in London

Click artwork to open higher-resolution downloadable files.

Double Decker Bus, London

Hopping a double-decker bus outside Shakespeare’s Globe Theater.

Enjoying proper British tea.

Dog & Duck Pub, London

Headed to the Dog & Duck Pub for a lunch.

Beautiful carriage!

KeeKee wants to visit Big Ben, experience proper British tea, and see the Pickle Dilly Circus.

Tower of London, England

Visiting the Tower of London

Off they go on a carriage ride to afternoon tea.

London Underground

KeeKee and Will “mind the gap” in the Underground.

“Hark! Who goes there?”
KeeKee landing at Shakespeare’s Globe Theater


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

Ben Franklin Award Silver

IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards
Best First Book Silver Winner

Additional Books in The Series

KeeKee’s Big Adventures in
Paris, France

(download image)

KeeKee’s Big Adventures in
Rome, Italy

(download image)

KeeKee’s Big Adventures in
Athens, Greece

(download image)

KeeKee’s Big Adventures in
Athens, Greece

(download image)


KeeKee’s Big Adventures “Header”
(download PNG)

KeeKee’s “Badge”
(download PNG, 600px x 600px)

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.

For more, visit the Calithumpian Press Website and About Page.

Calithumpian Press Logo
(download PNG)