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Little Kid, Big City!


Beth Beckman, Holley Maher (Illustrator)


List Price: 19.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (2/2/2021)

May/June 2021 Kids Indie Next List

“Until I can go to London in real life, I'll enjoy choosing my own adventure wtih this kiddo and family. It has fun facts about places and culture, plus super-cute illustrations. Now I want a book like this for every city I miss.”
— Tegan Tigani, Queen Anne Book Company, Seattle, WA
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If you could have an adventure in London, where would you go? Curious kids will find plenty to see, learn, and explore in this fun and illustrated pick-your-own-path travel guide series!

Would you hop on the Tube to visit Buckingham Palace, find a tasty lunch on Brick Lane, or pass the time with Big Ben?

Create your own itinerary, choose which places to visit at the end of every page, and follow along with an adventurous girl and her two moms as they explore London.

   • Visit iconic sites like Big Ben, the British Library, Westminster Abbey, and the Globe Theatre.
   • Sample British favorites such as fish and chips and Afternoon Tea.
   • Hop on and hop off a double decker bus, dart through the Tube, or float along the River Thames.
   • See the London skyline with visits to the London Eye, the Tower Bridge, and St. Paul’s Cathedral.
   • Get to know the diversity of the city with visits to Chinatown and Brick Lane.

Featuring playful illustrations, a diverse and lovable cast of characters, an invaluable resources section, and a fun foldout map, this book is an ingenious way for kids to take the lead while planning a vacation or learning about one of the largest cities in the world.
Whether you’re an armchair traveler or a real-life tourist, the Little Kid, Big City series has everything you need to invent your own adventure!

Coming in Spring 2022, Little Kid, Big City!: Paris

Praise For Little Kid, Big City!: London

May/June 2021 Kids’ Indie Next Pick

“Infectious (if, currently, aspirational) reading for young armchair tourists.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Until I can go to London in real life, I’ll enjoy choosing my own adventure with this kiddo and family. It has fun facts about places and culture, plus super–cute illustrations. I want a book like this for every city I miss.”—Tegan Tigani, Queen Anne Book Company in Seattle, WA 

Praise for Little Kid, Big City!: New York:
“Spinning off from the Little Kid Big City website and Instagram account, this effervescent travelogue is arranged as a series of self-chosen itineraries.”—Kirkus

“Readers will be thrilled to plan real or virtual New York City adventures with this book and its accompanying full-color fold-out map.”—Booklist

Quirk Books, 9781683692485, 88pp.

Publication Date: June 15, 2021

About the Author

Beth Beckman is the editor and founder of the namesake website, Little Kid, Big City, and is trusted by parents across the country as an authority on traveling with kiddos. An avid explorer and adventure seeker, she provides travel and activity recommendations on her Instagram account of the same name. She lives in New York City with her family which includes a miniature dachshund named Hotdog with a not-so-mini personality. You can find her online at

Holley Maher is the celebrated stationery designer behind Wink Wink Paper Co, as well as a songwriter and recording artist. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee with a lazy dog named Booker. You can find her online at