Like the other Sasek classics, these are facsimile editions of his original books. The vibrant illustrations have been preserved, remaining true to his vision, and where applicable facts have been updated, appearing on a "This is...Today" page at the back of each book. The charming illustrations, coupled with Sasek's witty, playful narrative, make for perfect souvenirs that will delight both children and their parents, many of whom will remember them from their own childhood. This is Britain, first published in 1974, encompasses the nation's many facets, from the mystery of Stonehenge to the monuments of the British Isles. Among his stops are the White Cliffs of Dover; Brighton's Prince Regent's Royal Pavilion; the castles and Tintern Abbey in Wales; and Scotland's four Royal Palaces and long lochs.
Often we think that all children like coloring. Harriet Russell, thinking about herself but not only, realized a whole black and white book, dedicated to all those lazy people for which is hard to paint. Harriet's amusing drawings, that readers know and appreciate, create ironic and funny situations, invented and re-invented animals and objects; at the same time make us see how beautiful is a black and white world. To the lazy children or adults who love imagination.
A is for Alphabet, B is for Batty, C is for Crooky! Renowned artist William Wegman brings his dogs (Fay Ray and offspring Batty, Chundo and Crooky) together on DVD to teach children the alphabet.
Children and adults will be transfixed by the amazing dogs as they magically form the letters of the alphabet while cooking up a pot of soup with everything from apples to zucchini.