10 Locations For Children's Books You Grew Up Thinking Were Fake
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If you loved to read as a child, these places will bring back a ton of memories from your childhood.
Paddington Station from A Bear Called Paddington
Paddington Station is a major rail station in London and has a station of the Paddington in it. It will be featured in the Paddington feature film in 2014.
Conservatory Water, Central Park from Stuart Little
Stuart Little participates in a model boat ride in Central Park in both the book and the movie.
Lake Pepin from Little House in the Big Woods and Little House on the Prairie
The main characters in Little House make a dangerous journey across the Mississippi River at Lake Pepin.
Klickitat Street and Yamhill, Oregon from Ramona The Pest and Emily's Runaway Imagination
Beverly Cleary's main character Ramona, lives only a short distance away from the author's childhood home.
Metropolitan Museum of Art from The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
E. L. Konigsburg's main character Claudia, run away from her home in Connecticut and find refuge at The Met.
The Boston Public Garden from Make Way For Ducklings
Author and illustrator Robert McCloskey was inspired by his time as a student in Boston and the ducks he would notice at the garden.
Green Gables Farm, Prince Edward Island from Anne of Green Gables
Due to the popularity of the books, thousands of people visit Green Gables every year from around the world.
Chincoteague, Virginia from Mystery of Chincoteague
The author, Marguerite Henry wrote Misty after attending a "pony penning" event where ponies are herded and then swim to the nearby island.
The Plaza Hotel from Eloise
It is rumored that author Kay Thompson based the character of Eloise off of her god daughter Liza Minnelli.
Channel Islands from Island of the Blue Dolphins
Scott O'Dell's Award Winning novel is based on a true story about a woman who lived alone on San Nicolas Island of almost 20 years.
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