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This Is New York

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Publisher Comments:

Miroslav Sasek is a celebrated and award-winning illustrator of a series of children’s travel guides.  This is New York, first published in 1960 received both a New York Times Choice of Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year award and the Boys’ Club of America Junior Book Award. 

Throughout the 1950s and ’60s, celebrated and award-winning illustrator Miroslav Sasek created a series of children’s travel guides to the great cities of the world. Sasek’s amusing and informative verse and bright and charming illustrations made the series like no other, garnering international acclaim and legions of admirers.  First published in 1960, This is New York features imaginative and stylized interpretations as well as up-to-date facts and figures about the most popular city in the world. With the same wit and perception that distinguished the book, the This is New York 2014 Wall Calendar is a fabulous and big-hearted calendar that appeals not only to children but to any armchair traveler or fan of classic illustrations. 

This is the Statue of Liberty, City Hall, Rockefeller Center, Columbus Circle, Central Park, the George Washington Bridge, and Coney Island.

Synopsis:

Miroslav Sasek is a celebrated and award-winning illustrator of a series of children’s travel guides.  This is New York, first published in 1960 received both a New York Times Choice of Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year award and the Boys’ Club of America Junior Book Award. 

Throughout the 1950s and ’60s, celebrated and award-winning illustrator Miroslav Sasek created a series of children’s travel guides to the great cities of the world. Sasek’s amusing and informative verse and bright and charming illustrations made the series like no other, garnering international acclaim and legions of admirers.  First published in 1960, This is New York features imaginative and stylized interpretations as well as up-to-date facts and figures about the most popular city in the world. With the same wit and perception that distinguished the book, the This is New York 2014 Wall Calendar is a fabulous and big-hearted calendar that appeals not only to children but to any armchair traveler or fan of classic illustrations. 

This is the Statue of Liberty, City Hall, Rockefeller Center, Columbus Circle, Central Park, the George Washington Bridge, and Coney Island.

About the Author

Throughout the 1950s and ’60s, celebrated and award-winning illustrator Miroslav Sasek created a series of children’s travel guides to the great cities of the world. Sasek’s amusing and informative verse and bright and charming illustrations made the series like no other, garnering international acclaim and legions of admirers.  First published in 1959, This is London highlights the beauty of Europe’s most beloved city.  With the same wit and perception that distinguished the books, This is London 2014 is a fabulous and big-hearted wall calendar that appeals not only to children but to any armchair traveler or fan of classic illustration.  

This is Trafalgar Square, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Fleet Street, Piccadilly Circus, St. James Palace, the Houses of Parliament, the Underground, the Old Bailey, and New Scotland Yard.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789326690
Publisher:
Universe Publishing(NY)
Subject:
United States / Northeast / Middle Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA)
Author:
Sasek, M.
Subject:
Travel-US Mid Atlantic States
Subject:
Calendars-Travel
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Calendar
Publication Date:
20130702
Binding:
WALL CALENDAR
Language:
English
Pages:
24
Dimensions:
12 x 12 in 8.64 oz

Related Subjects


Travel » North America » United States » Mid Atlantic States
Young Adult » General

This Is New York
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Product details 24 pages Universe Publishing(NY) - English 9780789326690 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Miroslav Sasek is a celebrated and award-winning illustrator of a series of children’s travel guides.  This is New York, first published in 1960 received both a New York Times Choice of Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year award and the Boys’ Club of America Junior Book Award. 

Throughout the 1950s and ’60s, celebrated and award-winning illustrator Miroslav Sasek created a series of children’s travel guides to the great cities of the world. Sasek’s amusing and informative verse and bright and charming illustrations made the series like no other, garnering international acclaim and legions of admirers.  First published in 1960, This is New York features imaginative and stylized interpretations as well as up-to-date facts and figures about the most popular city in the world. With the same wit and perception that distinguished the book, the This is New York 2014 Wall Calendar is a fabulous and big-hearted calendar that appeals not only to children but to any armchair traveler or fan of classic illustrations. 

This is the Statue of Liberty, City Hall, Rockefeller Center, Columbus Circle, Central Park, the George Washington Bridge, and Coney Island.

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