Universe This Is New York

Like the other Sasek classics, this is a facsimile edition of the original book. The brilliant, vibrant illustrations have been meticulously preserved, remaining true to his vision more than 40 years later. Facts have been updated for the 2...1st-century, appearing on a This is . . . Today page at the back of the book. These charming illustrations, coupled with Saseks witty, playful narrative, make for a perfect souvenir that will delight both children and their parents, many of whom will remember the series from their own childhoods. This is Rome, first published in 1960, traces the history of Roman civilization to bring to life the Rome of the 60s. Sasek navigates Romes busy, winding streets to visit such glorious historical landmarks as the statues of Michelangelo, Vatican City, the Pantheon, and the Fontana di Trevi-and to show us the eccentricities of modern Roman life, from its colorful trains, trams, and taxis to its chic espresso bars and pasta houses. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/13/2007Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 3 and UpAuthor: Miroslav SasekPublisher: Universe Dimensions: 9.15in length x 0.56in width x 12.6in height Weight: 25.44 oz Like the other Sasek classics, these are facsimile editions of his original books. The brilliant, vibrant illustrations have been meticulously preserved, remaining true to his vision more than forty years later and, where applicable, facts have been updated for the twenty-first century, appearing on a This is . . . Today page at the back of each book. The stylish, charming illustrations, coupled with Sasek?s witty, playful narrative, make these books a perfect souvenir that will delight both children and their parents, many of whom will remember them from their own childhood. In This is the Way to the Moon, first published in 1963, Sasek rockets readers to Cape Canaveral?the space capital of the world, a science-fiction-turned-fact spot on the Florida coast?with a nostalgic look at the electronic brains that put our man up into space and brought him down again. Also included are the updated statistics about the lunar landing and a mini history of NASA?s space program. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/23/2009Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 9 and UpAuthor: Miroslav SasekPublisher: Universe Dimensions: 9.13in length x 0.62in width x 12.36in height Weight: 26.39oz. With the same wit and perception that distinguished his charming books on Paris, New York, and San Francisco, M Sasek presents stylish, elegant London in This is London, first published in 1959 and now updated for the 21st century. Here this beloved illustrator shares his impressions of London with its beautiful buildings, historic monuments, bridges, parks, shops and Piccadilly Circus, black cabs, Horse Guards, and famed Underground. Sasek has cast his loving eye on London and the result are colorful, sophisticated pictures of one of the most exciting cities in the world, paired with a lively text that keeps a playful sense of fun while taking the reader to the highlights of one of the world?s great capitals. This is London is a facsimile editions of Sasek?s original title. His brilliant, vibrant illustrations have been meticulously preserved and remain true to his vision. With the passing of time facts have been updated where applicable in the back of the book. The result is a treasure with an elegant, classic look and delightful narrative that will charm both children and their parents, many of whom will remember the same book from their own childhood. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/24/2004Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 4 and UpAuthor: Miroslav SasekPublisher: Universe Dimensions: 9.05in length x 0.43in width x 12.55in height Weight: 24.64oz. Facsimile edition of a beloved, long out-of-print childrens classic. The charm and uniqueness of New York City was never more beautifully and whimsically created for children than in Miroslav Saseks This Is New York. First publish Read More

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