Juvenile Nonfiction


This is America Written by Miroslav Sasek
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This is America: A National Treasury

Written by Miroslav Sasek

  • September 6, 2016
  • Hardcover
  • Juvenile Nonfiction - People & Places - United States - General
  • Universe
  • 8-3/4 x 12-1/4
  • $19.95
  • $25.00
  • 978-0-7893-3258-5

About This Book

Selections from M. Sasek’s most popular children’s travel guides compiled into one big look at the United States and its unique history. Celebrated the world over for his famous children’s books, master illustrator and storyteller M. Sasek captured the essence of the world’s major cities and brought them to life for an entire generation of young readers. Now comes a new edition from the master. Culled from the pages of M. Sasek’s renowned series of illustrated children’s books, This is America is a witty, urbane, and child-friendly introduction to some of the United States’ most popular destinations. From east to west, this is an inspirational travelogue that introduces readers to the art, architecture, music, food, and traditions of multiple cities and states. From a rodeo in Texas to a subway car in New York City, with stops in Cape Canaveral and the Golden Gate Bridge, This is America is the perfect book for international travelers shopping for a gift to take home, and is also perfect for those looking for a nostalgic view on the history of the United States. This anthology includes excerpts from This is New York, This is Texas, This is San Francisco, This is Washington, D.C., and This is the Way to the Moon.

About the Author

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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