Miroslav Sasek is a celebrated and award-winning illustrator of a series of children’s travel guides.  This is New York, first published in 1960 received both a New York Times Choice of Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year award and the Boys’ Club of America Junior Book Award.  

Throughout the 1950s and ’60s, celebrated and award-winning illustrator Miroslav Sasek created a series of children’s travel guides to the great cities of the world. Sasek’s amusing and informative verse and bright and charming illustrations made the series like no other, garnering international acclaim and legions of admirers.  First published in 1962, This is San Francisco celebrates the City by the Bay.  With the same wit and perception that distinguished the books, the This is San Francisco 2014 Wall Calendar is a fabulous and big-hearted calendar that appeals not only to children but to any armchair traveler or fan of classic illustrations.