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This Is the World (Hardcover)

Miroslav Sasek

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Hardcover. A compilation of abridged versions of M. Sasek's most popular children's travel books. From London to Hong Kong, Sydney to San Francisco, readers will delight in this charming journey thro.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 234 pages. 1.778. Bookseller Inventory # 9780847843961

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Title: This Is the World (Hardcover)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Edition: abridged edition.

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INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards -- 2014 Finalist

A compilation of abridged versions of M. Sasek’s most popular children’s travel books. From London to Hong Kong, Sydney to San Francisco, readers will delight in this charming journey through the world’s great cities. With deft strokes of his paintbrush and a witty voice to match, master illustrator and storyteller M. Sasek captured the essence of the world’s major capitals and brought them to life for an entire generation of young readers. Now, more than fifty years later, those same readers are passing these stories down to their children and their children’s children, and Sasek’s This is series has officially reached iconic status. Collected here for the first time in one affordable volume are some of Sasek’s most beloved adventures. From Notre Dame in Paris to a trolley car in the hills of San Francisco, with stops for sausages in Munich and a yacht race in Sydney, this book takes children and adults alike on a whirlwind trip to some of the world’s greatest destinations. An inspirational travelogue that introduces readers to the art, architecture, music, food, and traditions of multiple cities and countries, This is the World is the perfect book for international commuters and would-be travelers of all ages. This anthology includes excerpts from: This is New York, This is Paris, This is Greece, This is London, This is Australia, This is Texas, This is Munich, This is Rome, This is Britain, This is Hong Kong, This is Israel, This is San Francisco, This is Edinburgh, This is Venice, This is Washington D.C., and This is Ireland.

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M. Sasek (1916–1980) was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He is best remembered for his classic illustrated stories on the great cities of the world.

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