This is New York

Author(s): Miroslav Sasek

Children - Reference

Facsimile edition of a beloved, long out-of-print children's classic.

The charm and uniqueness of New York City was never more beautifully and whimsically created for children than in Miroslav Sasek's This Is New York. First published in 1960, his vision of New York nearly forty years ago still remains fresh: the hustle and bustle of Times Square, the ethnic neighborhoods, the awe-inspiring architecture. Sasek captured the essences of New York that delight children and parents, many of whom who will remember the book from their childhood.


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"I love the way this classic storybook depicts New York living--it makes it seem so magical." Contributing editor for "Pregnancy & Newborn "This is New York" covers the rich gamut of cultural influence that makes this city great...enjoy every detailed moment - from hot dog carts to squirrels, this is one Sasek book you don't want to miss." ""

M. Sasek was born in 1916 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. An author and illustrator, he is best remembered for his classic stories on the great cities of the world. He died in 1980.

General Fields

  • : 9780789308849
  • : Universe Publishing
  • : 0.572
  • : December 2002
  • : 311mm X 222mm X 11mm
  • : United States
  • : December 2008
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Miroslav Sasek
  • : Hardback
  • : 2003
  • : en
  • : 917.4710444
  • : 64
  • : 60 colour illustrations