Miroslav Sasek

Miroslav Sasek

  • 4 stars across 15 books
M. Sasek was born in 1916 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Best remembered for his classic stories on the great cities of the world, he died in 1980.
23rd June 2009

This is the Way to the Moon: A Children's Classic

Like the other Sasek classics, these are facsimile editions of his original books. The brilliant, vibrant illustrations ... MoreThis is the Way to the Moon: A Children's Classic

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9th September 2014

This Is the World: A Global Treasury

A compilation of abridged versions of M. Sasek's most popular children's travel books. From London to Hong Kong, Sydney ... MoreThis Is the World: A Global Treasury

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24th April 2004

This is London

With the same wit and perception that distinguished his charming books on Paris, New York, and San Francisco, M Sasek pr... MoreThis is London

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21st February 2006

This Is Edinburgh: A Children's Classic

Following the runaway bestsellers This is New York and This is Paris, Universe is pleased to reissue another title from ... MoreThis Is Edinburgh: A Children's Classic

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15th March 2011

This is Washington, D.C.: A Children's Classic

Continuing the success of the runaway best sellers This is New York and This is London comes the latest title from M. Sa... MoreThis is Washington, D.C.: A Children's Classic

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13th February 2007

This is Rome: A Children's Classic

Like the other Sasek classics, this is a facsimile edition of the original book. The brilliant, vibrant illustrations ha... MoreThis is Rome: A Children's Classic

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30th May 2003

This Is New York

With the same wit and perception that distinguished his stylish books on Paris, London, and Rome, M. Sasek pictures fabu... MoreThis Is New York

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13th February 2007

This is Hong Kong: A Children's Classic

Like the other Sasek classics, this is a facsimile edition of the original book. The brilliant, vibrant illustrations ha... MoreThis is Hong Kong: A Children's Classic

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17th February 2009

This is Greece

Like the other Sasek classics, this is a facsimile edition of the original, first published in 1966. The illustrations h... MoreThis is Greece

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29th January 2008

This is Israel: A Children's Classic

Like the other Sasek classics, these are facsimile editions of his original books. The vibrant illustrations have been p... MoreThis is Israel: A Children's Classic

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  • This is London

    This is London

    So beautifully illustrated, but really should be viewed as a curiosity for adults I think.  It's the sort of book people buy for children as a gift, t...

  • This Is Edinburgh: A Children's Classic

    This Is Edinburgh: A Children's Classic

    by rsa

    A lovely, quaint picture book full of images of Edinburgh (and brief explaination of what they are representing). The illustrations are bright and col...

  • This is the Way to the Moon: A Children's Classic

    This is the Way to the Moon: A Children's Classic

    by Piglet

    Written in 1963, this classic book captures the excitement of space travel as it first (no pun intended) took off. Beautiful pictures with lots of fac...

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