This is M. Sasek

This is….

One of our favorite authors/illustrators! M. Sasek

Miroslav Sasek was a Czech immigrant who traveled the world in the 1960s, and captured through illustration the sights, sounds, and smells of what he saw. 

Full of bits of information, including history, famous landmarks, cultural activities and more!

Delightful vintage illustrations

Landmarks and Buildings

Would you like to take a Gondola ride through the Grand Canal? Or take a cab through NYC? Sasek brings the reader through each city with whimsy and information just as a local tour guide would do.

An introduction to Miroslav Šašek, the world-famous creator of the This Is series of children’s books, which provided a generation of kids with stylish and humorous illustrated books on the world’s great cities.

If you haven’t checked him out, you will be delighted! Check your local library or Thriftbooks for copies.