Books for Idaho Children

First Lady Lori Otter combines her love of Idaho and her love of education and literacy in her new books for Idaho children.

Ida Visits the CapitolIda Visits the Capitol is about a barnstorming young pilot named Idaho "Ida" Jones. Ida flies over the 43rd state looking for adventure. As she approaches Boise ­ Idaho´s s capital city ­ she sees the beautiful Capitol building. There Ida finds a magic scroll with a secret message. She flies backward in time on a journey of historical discovery, carrying the secret message. Children can help Ida decode the message as they learn about some remarkable people and places in our amazing state.

Ida Tours the 44: A Book of Idaho´s CountiesIda Tours the 44: A Book of Idaho´s Counties has Ida returning to take Idaho children on a wondrous tour of Idaho´s 44 counties. Brightly illustrated by renowned artist Ward Hooper, the book profiles all of Idaho´s 44 counties – their geography, history, and unique characteristics. Fun facts and a word puzzle make the book ideal for curious tourists and elementary schools.

Order these books and other items in The Lori and Butch Otter PreK-12 Education Series.

Ida Visits the CapitolLittle Clyde is a tiny horse with a big attitude on a grand adventure. Follow his hoof prints and discover all the fun for children at Sun Valley Resort. Whimsically illustrated, the book was produced for Sun Valley Resort, with a portion of proceeds going to the Lori and Butch Otter Pre K-12 Idaho Education Series. Order Little Clyde from