Local Author Reveals Chicago Through Children's Eyes in "C is for Chicago"

January 07, 2014 

Chicago: Author Maria Kernahan has created a new children’s book that explores the history and iconic places of Chicago with clever, whimsical rhymes that inspire the reader to discover the Second City. 

The alphabet is the platform for this trip around the city from A to Z. Bright and detailed illustrations are paired with Kernahan’s playful words to present the Art institute, the Chicago River, The Water Tower and more through a child’s perspective. 

C is for Chicago is made for the early-reader set, but the rhymes and illustrations will have all generations of Chicagoans and visitors to the city smiling. 

Format: 11x11 hardcover 

Pages: 54 

Author: Maria Kernahan 

Illustrator: Michael Schafbuch 

Publisher: Dry Climate Studios 


Maria Kernahan (author) 


Michael Schafbuch