The Adventures of Bella & Harry, Vol. 5:

Let’s Visit Istanbul!, Let’s Visit Jerusalem!, Let’s Visit Vancouver!

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The Adventures of Bella & Harry is a book series that chronicles the escapades of a pup named Bella, her little brother Harry, and their family as they explore the sights and sounds of new, exciting cities around the world. This series is an informative and exciting way to introduce children to travel, different countries and customs, history, landmarks, and more—sure to win the hearts of young listeners.

Join Bella and Harry as they travel to Istanbul with their family and visit the Bosphorus River, the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar, and Topkapi Palace. Along the way, local cuisine (such as menemen) is introduced to the listener.

Then join Bella and Harry as they travel to Jerusalem with their family and visit Masada, the Western Wall, and the Old City. Along the way, learn about local cuisine (such as shawarma and knafeh) as well as basic Hebrew phrases.

Lastly, join Bella and Harry as they travel to Vancouver with their family and visit Whistler Mountain, Stanley Park, and other fun places. Along the way, walk across the Capilano Suspension Bridge, explore Grouse Mountain and Vancouver Island, and sample the local cuisine.

The comedic and informative adventures of Bella and Harry will stimulate children’s imaginations and foster a thirst for understanding the world in which they live.

Editorial Reviews

“A helpful tool in preparing…children for the trip.”

School Library Journal on Let’s Visit Istanbul!

Author Biography

Lisa Manzione is the author of the Bella and Harry series of children’s books, her first foray into children’s fiction writing. As the daughter of a single parent who worked for a major airline, she was exposed to travel at an early age and developed great interest in it. As her own children grew up and her love of animals continued, the idea for the Bella and Harry series was born. The series was developed in the hope of inspiring young readers to embrace the world and encourage its exploration. Manzione is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.

Reader Biography

Gabrielle de Cuir, award-winning narration, has narrated over two hundred titles and specializes in fantasy, humor, and titles requiring extensive foreign language and accent skills. She was a cowinner of the Audie Award for best narration in 2011 and a three-time finalist for the Audie and has garnered six AudioFile Earphones Awards. Her “velvet touch” as an actor’s director has earned her a special place in the audiobook world as the foremost producer for bestselling authors and celebrities.

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