Selections from M. Sasek's most popular children's travel guides compiled into one big look at the United States and its unique history. Celebrated the world over for his famous children's books, master illustrator and storyteller M. Sasek captured the essence of the world's major cities and brought them to life for an entire generation of young readers. Now comes a new edition from the master. Culled from the pages of M. Sasek's renowned series of illustrated children's books, u003ciu003eThis is Americau003c/iu003e is a witty, urbane, and child-friendly introduction to some of the United States' most popular destinations. From east to west, this is an inspirational travelogue that introduces readers to the art, architecture, music, food, and traditions of multiple cities and states. From a rodeo in Texas to a subway car in New York City, with stops in Cape Canaveral and the Golden Gate Bridge, u003ciu003eThis is Americau003c/iu003e is the perfect book for international travelers shopping for a gift to take home, and is also perfect for those looking for a nostalgic view on the history of the United States. This anthology includes excerpts from u003ciu003eThis is New Yorku003c/iu003e, u003ciu003e This is Texasu003c/iu003e, u003ciu003eThis is San Franciscou003c/iu003e, u003ciu003eThis is Washington, D.Cu003c/iu003e., and u003ciu003eThis is the Way to the Moonu003c/iu003e.