A colorful and fun tour of the smokies for the littlest explorers. Welcome to the smokies! Parent and child black bears tour the great smoky mountains in best-selling author-illustrator Martha day Zschock's hello. Board book series for children. In hello, smokies. Join the pair as they explore great smoky mountains national park, earn a junior ranger badge, hike along waterfalls, and take in the view from clingmans dome. Along the way they stop for a picnic, look for salamanders, tour cades cove, learn about mountain life long ago, and end their day surrounded by fireflies and shooting stars.