- Spirited and charming images pair with quirky text to introduce young readers to a group of smart, active, stylish, and just plain silly tots enjoying life in Portland. From Forest Park to the iconic aerial tram and the Portland Children's Museum, this entertaining book is an essential introduction to the fun, arts, and diversity in store for the babies of Portland.
And the fun doesn’t end there. Portland Baby includes oodles of amusing activities and educational reading tips to help parents enjoy the book with their children over and over again!
Barbara Kerley & Josh Cleland Barbara Kerley is the award-winning author of numerous books for kids, including The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins, What to Do About Alice, A Home for Mr. Emerson, A Cool Drink of Water, and With a Friend by Your Side. When she’s not writing, Barbara enjoys riding her bike, taking walks with friends and family, and spending a little too much time in coffee shops. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband and squirrel-crazy dog.
Josh Cleland is an illustrator working out of his home studio just outside of Portland, Oregon, where he resides with his wife, Rayna. You will find his work in various children’s magazines, including Highlights and Storytime, and in other media such as greeting cards, websites, billboards, and more. His recent illustrated children's books include TAD and Portland Baby.