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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • SubGenre:People & Places / United States / Other
  • Language:English
  • Pages:60
  • Format:Hardcover
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781098354893

S is for Solvang: an ABC

by Kaisa Jane Faulkner View author's profile page

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Overview

"S is for Solvang: an ABC" is a charming book for all ages that celebrates the history and culture of Solvang, California. Learn about the historical diversity and Danish influence on this lovely town through fun facts and educational storytelling.

Description

"S is for Solvang: an ABC" is a charming book for all ages that celebrates the history and culture of Solvang, California. Explore the town’s diverse history, culture, and Danish influence through fun facts and educational storytelling. Everyone loves Solvang. Visitors from around the world come to the village known as "Little Denmark" to admire the architecture, sample Solvang's famous aebleskivers, ride the horse-drawn trolley, visit the Mission Santa Inés, explore the local wineries, and enjoy the peaceful country life that the town offers. "S is for Solvang: an ABC" is a delightful way to learn about this fascinating California town.


About the author

Jane Faulkner is a literature librarian at the University of California, Santa Barbara and received a masters degree at UCLA with an emphasis in children's literature.  As a child she spent years at school in England and France, and she has traveled extensively across the world with family, friends, and by herself on solo adventure trips, but at heart she is a Californian. Jane has extensive collections of both California history books and vintage alphabet books, and after moving to Solvang in 2017 she saw a wonderful opportunity to combine both of these interests. "S is for Solvang: an ABC" is a fun, practical, easy way to introduce children and visitors to this unique town's diverse and fascinating history. A former competitive cyclist, these days Jane enjoys cycling in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley with her husband Kim.

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