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M. Sasek: THIS IS IRELAND

Author: M. Sasek

First published in 1964, This is Ireland brings the Emerald Isle to life, where the shamrock grows and a leprechaun stands at the end of every rainbow, guarding a crock of gold. There's Dublin with its bustling crowds, tall steeples, and Trinity College; there's Clonmacnois, the burial place of kings; there's the Blarney Stone to kiss for eloquence, and much, much more in this verdant, friendly land filled with enchanted lakes and mountains that fall steep to the sea.

This book is a reissue from Sasek's beloved and nostalgic children's travel series. Like the other Sasek classics, this is a facsimile edition of the original book from the 1960s that is still timely and current in every way. The brilliant, vibrant illustrations have been meticulously preserved, remaining true to Sasek' vision more than 40 years later and, where applicable, facts have been updated for the twenty-first century, appearing on a "This is...Today" page at the back of the book. The stylish, charming illustrations, coupled with Sasek's witty, playful narrative, makes for a perfect souvenir that will delight both children and their parents, many of whom will remember this book from their childhood.

$17.95 (hardcover)
Titles currently in the reissued series: This is...
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