This Is Munich

This Is Munich

By M. Sasek

Universe Publishing(NY), Hardcover, 9780789324269, 61pp.

Publication Date: February 14, 2012

Like the other Sasek classics, "This is Munich" is a facsimile edition of his original book, which was first published in 1969. The brilliant illustrations have been meticulously preserved and facts updated for the twenty-first century. The charming illustrations coupled with Sasek's playful narrative make for a perfect souvenir that will delight both children and parents.
Sasek introduces children and many adults alike to the ancient Bavarian capital. Stops include the New Town Hall, the Frauenkirche cathedral, and Munich's most famous beer hall.
With bright pictures and snappy commentary, Sasek wittily captures all the fascinating things to do and see in this German seat of culture "This is Munich

About the Author
Throughout the 1950s and '60s, celebrated and award-winning illustrator Miroslav Sasek created a series of children's travel guides to the great cities of the world. Sasek's amusing and informative verse and bright and charming illustrations made the series like no other, garnering international acclaim and legions of admirers. First published in 1959, "This is London "highlights the beauty of Europe's most beloved city. With the same wit and perception that distinguished the books, "This is London 2014" is a fabulous and big-hearted wall calendar that appeals not only to children but to any armchair traveler or fan of classic illustration.

This is Trafalgar Square, St. Paul's Cathedral, Fleet Street, Piccadilly Circus, St. James Palace, the Houses of Parliament, the Underground, the Old Bailey, and New Scotland Yard.