Missouri Weird and Wonderful





Title: Missouri Weird and Wonderful
Author: Amanda E. Doyle and Dan Zettwoch
Size: 9 x 12
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9781681064826
Price: $22.50

Missouri Weird and Wonderful is a fast-paced, fact-filled collection of the most fascinating parts of life in our state, with a kid’s-eye point of view. Learn the many wild nicknames of our famous native amphibian, get an appreciation for how radical Scott Joplin’s ragtime music was in the early 1900s, and discover the entire branch of medicine that was born here. Sports, history, wildlife, food, inventions, architecture, natural wonders, and just plain fun come to vibrant life in these richly illustrated, full-color pages.

Author Amanda E. Doyle and illustrator Dan Zettwoch scoured the state, from border to border, to find these nuggets for curious kids of all ages. Find out how much MO you know!


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Amanda Doyle has written the guidebook to Missouri, and to St. Louis. In fact, she's written a bunch. Her titles include 100 Things to Do In Missouri Before You Die, 100 Things to Do in St. Louis Before You Die,

Missouri Weird and Wonderful • Beautiful picture book for kids celebrates our state's famous people, food, inventions and even oddities. Illustrated by Dan Zettwoch and written by Amanda Doyle, the 48-page book is published by Reedy Press and should be widely

What makes Missouri both weird and wonderful? A new book by writer Amanda E. Doyle and artist Dan Zettwoch explores a range of persons, places and historical facts from across the state to answer that question. Aptly titled, Missouri Weird

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Amanda Doyle and I talk about St. Louis, her book Missouri Weird and Wonderful, monster trucks, paranormal activity, Momo the Monster, Cryptozoology, paddlefish, Keanu Reeves's band, the perfect day in St. Louis, being quirky-adjacent, and so much more!

Missouri Weird and Wonderful is a beautiful picture book for kids celebrates our state's famous people, food, inventions and even oddities.  

Illustrator Dan Zettwoch provided the amazing art in the book that shows off the "Weird & Wonderful" parts of Missouri. Amanda Doyle coauthored the book.

Steve Potter gets a sneak peak at the new book Missouri Weird and Wonderful with author Amanda E. Doyle. She shares some fun facts from the book she collaborated on with illustrator Dan Zettwoch.

Reedy Press is pleased to announce the release of its newest local interest book, Missouri Weird & Wonderful, by Amanda E. Doyle and Dan Zettwoch.

You may remember Rube Goldberg, the cartoonist who sketched absurd contraptions designed to perform simple, everyday tasks in ridiculously complicated ways. "I'm a big Rube Goldberg fan!" exclaims Dan Zettwoch, an Affton cartoonist, illustrator, and graphic jack-of-all-trades.

This book is a journey through the quirkiest and most captivating facets of life in the great state of Missouri, all seen through the eyes of a child's curiosity. With its vibrant illustrations and engaging narratives this book takes you

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Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 12 in


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