book club: m sasek

prague-born m. sasek, was born in 1916 and died in switzerzerland in 1980. he was a painter and illustrator whose first work “this is paris” was published in 1958. he has illustrated some of the world’s favorite cities and countries. his work is now being reissued almost fifty years later. it’s so fun to see what has changed in the fifty years since he’s written these classics. the “this is” series makes fantastic gifts for those who have a city that holds a special place in their heart.