A Walk in London (Hardcover)

By Salvatore Rubbino, Salvatore Rubbino (Illustrator)

Candlewick, 9780763652722, 40pp.

Publication Date: March 22, 2011

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

A child’s-eye view of London’s top attractions blends lively artwork with fascinating facts, and features a sweeping gatefold of the city skyline.
(Ages 5-7)


London is calling! Come along on a mother-daughter day trip as they wend their way past the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, through Trafalgar Square, and on to Covent Garden. Listen closely and you might just learn a secret about the Whispering Gallery in Saint Paul’s Cathedral. Then it’s on to the Tower of London and the river Thames, where a fold-out surprise awaits. Readers will be enchanted by Salvatore Rubbino’s cheerful, sophisticated illustrations and abundant trivia about the one and only city of London. Cheerio!


About the Author

Salvatore Rubbino is a graduate of the Royal College of Art in London. A Walk in New York, his first picture book, began as a series of paintings that was short-listed for the Victoria and Albert Museum Illustration Awards. He lives (and walks) in London.


Praise For A Walk in London

Through vibrantly illustrated street scenes, the educational book boasts facts about London mainstays, from double-decker buses to Big Ben.
—USA Today

Take a look at this lovely oversize offering, which introduces a fascinating city in a way youngsters will appreciate…Its hard to imagine art that would make the city more enticing.
—Booklist (starred review)