February 2021
The new digital edition of A (mostly) Kids' Guide to Sanibel & Captiva Islands and the Fort Myers Coast will soon be available here. 

April 2019
The Second Edition is here!
The newest edition of  
A (mostly) Kids' Guide to Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades 2nd Edition has even more fabulous photos and graphics... more freaky factoids and inside secrets-- and more new adventures and experiences. The national Benjamin Franklin award-winner is a must-have, not only for visitors, but also for locals of all ages who want to discover exciting new things to do in their own backyard!

Available in fine local bookstores and gift shops, and on this website. Signed copies and volume discounts available by special order. Contact  karen@mostlykidsguides.com or call 239-595-9026.

July 2017 

We're thrilled to report that our Adventurer in Chief, Karen T. Bartlett, won second place for travel book writing in the 2017 Society of American Travel Writers Eastern Chapter travel book awards. The winning book, A (mostly) Kids’ Guide to Sanibel & Captiva Islands and the Fort Myers Coast, arrived in bookstores earlier this year.

April 2017

Mostly Kids Guides is now proud to display the silver Benjamin Franklin Award seal on the covers of BOTH our books: A (mostly) Kids’ Guide to Naples, Marco Island & The Everglades won the top travel book award in 2016, and A (mostly) Kids’ Guide to Sanibel & Captiva Islands and the Fort Myers Coast  took the same honor in 2017! The Benjamin Franklin, the top award bestowed by the Independent Book Publishers Association, is one of the highest honors in the publishing industry worldwide.


  To inquire about special orders, volume discounts or wholesale prices, email karen@mostlykidsguides.com.
Or call 239-595-9026