When Adáele and Simon visit their Aunt Câecile in New York City, she takes them on a train trip around the United States, but from Boston to San Francisco to Washington, D.C., Simon keeps losing his belongings, despite his sister’s reminders. Includes facts about the places they visit.
Barbara McClintock attended Jamestown College in North Dakota until, at nineteen, she moved to New York City to begin her career as an illustrator and author. She has written and/or illustrated many acclaimed books for young readers, among them <i>Adèle & Simon</i>, an ALA Notable Book and a <i>New York Times Book Review </i>Best Illustrated Book of the Year, and <i>Lost and Found</i> <i>Ad</i><i>è</i><i>le and Simon in China</i>. She lives in Windham, Connecticut.