Kansas City Scavenger: The Ultimate Search for Kansas City's Hidden Treasures
By Anne Kniggendorf and Leslie Kniggendorf.
By now, many of you are well versed in the Secret side of Kansas City, all that is weird, wonderful, and obscure: the murderous museum doll, the castle just for prisoners, ill-conceived Egyptian décor, etc. But you long for more, don’t you? Once you’ve gained a fresh perspective on familiar locales, you’re also likely to develop a knack for spotting details—which is exactly what scavenging is all about. For instance, just where in Shawnee is a time capsule buried? Can you find the toilet paper holder on the exterior of a Harrisonville building? Have you stepped on the marker for the world’s shortest St. Patrick’s Day parade in Blue Springs a hundred times but never stopped to read it? Kansas City Scavenger will have you looking way up high, way down low, and around every corner as you puzzle through each rhyme to find the features along the hunt.
Local authors and sisters Anne and Leslie Kniggendorf lead you through their hometown while helping you catch some truly odd details along the way. Is every part of town included? Absolutely not! But what’s for sure is that with this book in hand and some sensible shoes on your feet, you’ll get to explore areas you’ve probably only passed through. And we want to see you hard at work! #kcscavenger to show us your adventure.