10,000 Steps a Day in L.A.: 57 Walking Adventures (Paperback)
Updated and Expanded Second Edition Features Six New Walking Adventures 10,000 Steps a Day in L.A. is for urban adventurers with a passion for healthy living who are also eager to explore Los Angeles--from its most legendary locations to its more hidden, unsung, and quirky sites. In this first-ever book to explore the 10,000-steps lifestyle in Los Angeles, author Paul Haddad takes readers on a journey through the city's streets, beaches, mountains, rivers, reservoirs, and parks. He includes 10,000-step walks from throughout the Southland, from Simi Valley to the South Bay, and Pasadena to Pacific Palisades. Tread the grounds of a defunct Disney attraction called Dwarfland. Trace the extinct canals of Venice Beach. Stroll the shortest Main Street in America. Discover hidden streams, secret murals, lost cities, Hollywood haunts, houses made of stone, and parks that time forgot The second edition of 10,000 Steps a Day in L.A. features: - 57 walks containing 10,000 steps - Detailed maps and directions - Descriptions of the terrain, walking surface, and dog-friendliness of each walk - Ideal picnic spots - Parking suggestions - Sidebars with colorful trivia and anecdotes Most importantly, 10,000 Steps a Day in L.A. offers a sense of fun and discovery about Los Angeles that makes the goal of 10,000 steps easy to attain. Readers need only bring their feet--pedometers are optional.
Sharing a bunk bed, kit fox siblings, Fritz and Franny, think their side of the bunk is best and squabble about who is right in this delightfully fun romp of a series by talented author/illustrator Tina Kügler. Young readers will chuckle, chortle and see themselves in the imaginative antics of Fritz and Franny, with a continuing cameo by expressive Fred the dog. - Reviewed by Maureen