Like the other Sasek classics, "This is Munich" is a facsimile edition of his original book, which was first published in 1969. The brilliant illustrations have been meticulously preserved and facts updated for the twenty-first century. The charming illustrations coupled with Sasek's playful narrative make for a perfect souvenir that will delight both children and parents. Sasek introduces children - and many adults alike - to the ancient Bavarian capital. Stops include the New Town Hall, the Frauenkirche cathedral, and Munich's most famous beer hall. With bright pictures and snappy commentary, Sasek wittily captures all the fascinating things to do and see in this German seat of culture - "This is Munich!"