City of Angels (Hardcover)

In and Around Los Angeles

By Julie Jaskol, Brian Lewis, Elisa Kleven (Illustrator)

Angel City Press, 9781883318857, 47pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2008

List Price: 19.95*
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The sprawling, complex tapestry of Los Angeles is portrayed in vivid color by bestselling artist Elisa Kleven and authors Julie Jaskol and Brian Lewis in their bestselling picture book "City of Angels: In and Around Los Angeles." The artist and authors recreate the final stuggle of ancient mammoths at the La Brea Tar Pits. They walk along First Street and see the proud heritage and bittersweet history of Little Tokyo. They capture the grandeur of Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Los Angeles Public Library. Twenty sites of interest are included, and each detailed, full-color spread is accompanied by engaging, informative text. Featured: Olvera Street. Festival of Books at UCLA. San Fernando Mission. Exposition Park. Getty Center. Museum of Tolerance. Angels Flight. Mariachi Plaza. Watts Towers. And more . . .