This Is Venice M Sasek Book
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Facsimile of Sasek's original book, which preserves his incredible illustrations meticulously, staying true to his vision 40 years later. The information has been updated to the 21st century in the 'This is ... Today' section at the end of the book. His fantastic illustrations together with the ingenious and playful narrative of Sasek make it a perfect book to introduce children to a taste for other cultures. This is Venice, first published in 1961, presents indelible impressions of the romantic and watery Venice, where under a bright blue sky Sasek the gondolier navigates the winding canals to visit such famous and glorious places as Palazzo Grassi, Piazza San Marco, the Doge's Palace, and the Accademia di Belle Arti.