Miroslav Sasek, was born in Prague in 1916. He had just begun a career in children's literature when the Czechoslovak coup d'etat of 1948 prompted him to emigrate to Munich, West Germany, where he worked for Radio Free Europe from 1951 to 1957. Starting with This is Paris published in 1958, Miroslav Sasek wrote and illustrated a series of eighteen books. This Is London received the New York Times Choice of Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year in 1959, as did This Is New York in 1960. This Is New York also received the Boy's Club of America Junior Books Award in 1961, while This Is the United Nations appeared on the International Board on Books for Young People Honour List in 1979.
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