This Is London
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This Is London

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With a minimum of words and a maximum of illustrations, 'This Is London' captures the magic of this capital city.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 226 x 310 x 18mm | 961.61g
  • UNIVERSE PUBLISHING
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 13th ed.
  • 60 colour illustrations
  • 0789310627
  • 9780789310620
  • 8,130

Review quote

."..no photographs but wonderful, engaging drawings of life in London. It is amazing how a children's book can open up a whole world... how much the...kids learned from this book. This book made them excited about London...and motivated them to experience it.." "Outlook by the Bay" -...no photographs but wonderful, engaging drawings of life in London. It is amazing how a children's book can open up a whole world... how much the...kids learned from this book. This book made them excited about London...and motivated them to experience it..- Outlook by the Bay ..".no photographs but wonderful, engaging drawings of life in London. It is amazing how a children's book can open up a whole world... how much the...kids learned from this book. This book made them excited about London...and motivated them to experience it.." Outlook by the Bayshow more

About Miroslav Sasek

Miroslav Sasek was born in 1916 in Prague. An author and illustrator, he is best remembered for his classic stories on the great cities of the world, including Paris, New York City, Venice, London, and Rome. His iconic series won several awards, such as the New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year and the Boy's Club of American Junior Books Award. He died in 1980 in Switzerland.show more

Review Text

"...no photographs but wonderful, engaging drawings of life in London. It is amazing how a children's book can open up a whole world... how much the...kids learned from this book. This book made them excited about London...and motivated them to experience it.." ~Outlook by the Bayshow more

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363 ratings
4.37 out of 5 stars
5 51% (186)
4 38% (138)
3 8% (29)
2 2% (9)
1 0% (1)
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