Media

April 16, 2020

Booksmith launches Urban Playground by Zoom,

with three children reading their stories and

Nature journalist Monya Baker interviewing

author Katie Burke

April 12, 2020

"So, what do kids say about living in San Francisco?

In new book 'Urban Playground,' Noe Valley Voice columnist

Katie Burke interviews that rarest of SF species: children."

April 2, 2020

"This book offers a new perspective and insight into San Francisco. Especially those who live there, fans of the city, and those planning on visiting it will find these pages interesting. The thoughts and feelings are very personal and give a fresh view into what it is like to live in this city. Each of the fifty answers comes across with lovely honesty."

March 30, 2020

Big Blend Radio interviews Katie Burke, author of 
Urban Playground: What Kids Say About Living in San Francisco

March 11, 2020

"To outsiders, the Bay Area is intrinsically linked to tech hubs and counterculture. But what about San Francisco’s kid culture?

In her new book, Urban Playground: What Kids Say About Living in

San FranciscoKatie Burke explores the experience of kids ages five to nine living in one of the country’s most iconic cultural hubs."

March 10, 2020

"An engaging series of glimpses into

the minds and priorities of kids in San Francisco."

March 7, 2020

"My favorite thing about Urban Playground: What Kids Say about Living in San Francisco by Katie Burke is the funny things kids say. I learned a lot about San Francisco from this book. I enjoyed finding out how many of the children at this young age are learning other languages."

March 6, 2020

The Dropping In podcast interviews Katie Burke, author of

Urban Playground: What Kids Say About Living in San Francisco

March 3, 2020 (aired April 2, 2020)

The Reading With Your Kids podcast interviews Katie Burke, author of
Urban Playground: What Kids Say About Living in San Francisco

March 3, 2020

"Seeing San Francisco Through Fresh Eyes: Behind the Book," 
by Katie Burke

March 3, 2020

"In Urban Playground: What Kids Say About Living in San Francisco

Katie Burke explores the experience of kids ages five to nine

living in this place—what makes San Francisco special for kids

and why some are over it."

January 20, 2020

"Urban Playground is an entertaining introduction to San Francisco

thanks to the charm, sense of wonder, and joy of its participants."

What Kids Say About

Living in San Francisco

May 10, 2020

Book Q&As with Debra Kalb features Katie Burke's

Urban Playground: What Kids Say About Living in San Francisco

April 30, 2020

Katie Burke's Urban Playground: What Kids Say About Living in San Francisco tops BookBub's "14 Books to Satisfy Your Wanderlust" list

April 27, 2020

The Pen and Muse spotlights Urban Playground:

What Kids Say About Living in San Francisco

July 6, 2020

Katie Burke talks to Janeane Bernstein, host of KUCI's Get the Funk Out!,

about Urban Playground: What Kids Say About Living in San Francisco

July 6, 2020

The Hasty Book List features Katie Burke on its

"13 Authors and Their Favorite Children's Books" list

June 13, 2020

GSMC Book Review Podcast speaks with Katie Burke about

Urban Playground: What Kids Say About Living in San Francisco

May 11, 2020

The Crunchy Mama Blog recommends reading Urban Playground:
What Kids Say About Living in San Francisco
during quarantine

July 7, 2020

 Urban Playground: What Kids Say About Living in San Francisco wins the National Indie Excellence Awards, Juvenile Nonfiction category

July 10, 2020

 John O'Grady reviews Urban Playground: What Kids Say About
Living in San Francisco
 in San Francisco Attorney Magazine

September 1, 2020

Urban Playground: What Kids Say About Living in San Francisco is a finalist in the Children-Social Issues category of the Readers' Favorite awards

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