This is the World

SKU: 09780847843961

Regular Price: $35.00

Special Price: $7.99

A compilation of abridged versions of M. Sasek’s most popular children’s travel books. From London to Hong Kong, Sydney to San Francisco, readers will delight in this charming journey through the world’s great cities. With deft strokes of his paintbrush and a witty voice to match, master illustrator and storyteller M. Sasek captured the essence of the world’s major capitals and brought them to life for an entire generation of young readers. Now, more than fifty years later, those same readers are passing these stories down to their children and their children’s children, and Sasek’s This is series has officially reached iconic status. Collected here for the first time in one affordable volume are some of Sasek’s most beloved adventures. From Notre Dame in Paris to a trolley car in the hills of San Francisco, with stops for sausages in Munich and a yacht race in Sydney, this book takes children and adults alike on a whirlwind trip to some of the world’s greatest destinations. An inspirational travelogue that introduces readers to the art, architecture, music, food, and traditions of multiple cities and countries, This is the World is the perfect book for international commuters and would-be travelers of all ages. This anthology includes excerpts from: This is New York, This is Paris, This is Greece, This is London, This is Australia, This is Texas, This is Munich, This is Rome, This is Britain, This is Hong Kong, This is Israel, This is San Francisco, This is Edinburgh, This is Venice, This is Washington D.C., and This is Ireland.
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A compilation of abridged versions of M. Sasek’s most popular children’s travel books. From London to Hong Kong, Sydney to San Francisco, readers will delight in this charming journey through the world’s great cities. With deft strokes of his paintbrush and a witty voice to match, master illustrator and storyteller M. Sasek captured the essence of the world’s major capitals and brought them to life for an entire generation of young readers. Now, more than fifty years later, those same readers are passing these stories down to their children and their children’s children, and Sasek’s This is series has officially reached iconic status. Collected here for the first time in one affordable volume are some of Sasek’s most beloved adventures. From Notre Dame in Paris to a trolley car in the hills of San Francisco, with stops for sausages in Munich and a yacht race in Sydney, this book takes children and adults alike on a whirlwind trip to some of the world’s greatest destinations. An inspirational travelogue that introduces readers to the art, architecture, music, food, and traditions of multiple cities and countries, This is the World is the perfect book for international commuters and would-be travelers of all ages. This anthology includes excerpts from: This is New York, This is Paris, This is Greece, This is London, This is Australia, This is Texas, This is Munich, This is Rome, This is Britain, This is Hong Kong, This is Israel, This is San Francisco, This is Edinburgh, This is Venice, This is Washington D.C., and This is Ireland.
Boys & Girls
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New Size Chart

Clothes

Girl (2-14 Years)

Size2T3T
Age (yrs)
Height 33"-36" 36"-39"
Chest 20.25" 21"
Waist 21" 21.5"
Hip 21.5" 22"
XS
45
39"-42" 42"-45"
22" 23"
22" 22.5"
23" 24"
S
67
45"-49" 49"-52"
24" 25.5"
23" 23.5"
25.5" 27"
Size
Age (yrs)
Height
Weight (lbs)
Chest (avg)
Waist (avg)
M
8
52"-55"
27"
24.25"
28.5"
L
10
55"-56"
28.5"
25"
30"
XL
12
56"-58"
30"
26"
32"

Boy (2-14 Years)

Size2T3T
Age (yrs)
Height 33"-36" 36"-39"
Chest 20.25" 21"
Waist 21" 21.5"
Hip 21.25" 22"
XS
45
39"-42" 42"-45"
22" 23"
22" 22.5"
23" 24"
S
67
45"-48" 48"-51"
24" 25.5"
23" 23.5"
25" 26"
Size
Age (yrs)
Height
Weight (lbs)
Chest (avg)
Waist (avg)
M
8
51"-54"
27"
24.5"
27.5"
L
10
54"-58"
28"
25.5"
29"
XL
12
58"-60"
29"
26.5"
30.5"

Swim

Girls (2-14 years)

Size2T3T4/56/781012
Height (in) 33"-36" 36"-39" 39"-45" 45"-52" 52"-54" 54"-57" 57"-60"
Weight (lbs) 30-33 33-36 36-44 45-64 64-72 72-81 82-93
Chest (avg) 19"-20" 21"-22" 23"-24" 25"-26" 27" 28" 29"
Waist (avg) 19.5" 20.5" 21.5" 22.5" 23.5" 24.5" 25.5"

Boys (2-14 years)

Size2T3T4/56/781012
Height (in) 33"-36" 36"-39" 39"-45" 45"-51" 51"-54" 54"-57" 57"-60"
Weight (lbs) 30-33 33-36 33-48 46-61 61-72 73-84 85-96
Chest (avg) 19"-20" 21"-22" 23"-24" 25"-26" 27" 28" 29"
Waist (avg) 19.5" 20.5" 21.5" 22.5" 23.5" 24.5" 25.5"

Shoes

Little Kids (1-5 years)

Numeric Size6789101111/12
Size in Inches 5.125" 5.5" 5.75" 6.125" 6.5" 6.75" 6.9-7.3"

Big Kids (6-9 years)

Numeric Size1212.5*1313.5*13/111.5*22.5*33.5*3/44
Size in Inches 7.125" 7.25" 7.5" 7.625" 7.5-7.9" 7.75" 8" 8.125" 8.25" 8.5" 8.625" 8.5-8.9" 8.75"

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Original Size Chart

Clothes

Girl (2-14 Years)

Age (yrs)23
Size XS
Height 33.6"-36" 36"-39"
Weight (lbs) 27-31 31-55
Chest (avg) 20" 21"
Waist (avg) 21" 21.5"
45
S
39"-42" 42"-45"
35-41 41-47
22" 23"
22" 22.5"
67
M
45"-49" 49"-52"
47-55 55-64
24" 25"
23" 23.5"
Size
Age (yrs)
Height
Weight (lbs)
Chest (avg)
Waist (avg)
8
L
52"-55"
64-70
26"
24"
10
XL
55"-56"
70-76
27"
25"
12
XXL
56"-58"
76-85
29"
26"
14
3XL
58"-63"
85-112
30"-32"
27"

Boy (2-14 Years)

Age (yrs)23
Size XS
Height 33.6"-36" 36"-39"
Weight (lbs) 27-31 31-55
Chest (avg) 20" 21"
Waist (avg) 21" 21.5"
45
S
39"-42" 42"-45"
35-41 41-47
22" 23"
22" 22.5"
67
M
45"-49" 49"-52"
47-55 55-64
24" 25"
23" 23.5"
Size
Age (yrs)
Height
Weight (lbs)
Chest (avg)
Waist (avg)
8
L
52"-55"
64-70
26"
24"
10
XL
55"-56"
70-76
27"
25"
12
XXL
56"-58"
76-85
29"
26"
14
3XL
58"-63"
85-112
30"-32"
27"

Swim

Girls (2-14 years)

Size2T3T4/56/781012
Height (in) 33"-36" 36"-39" 39"-45" 45"-52" 52"-54" 54"-57" 57"-60"
Weight (lbs) 30-33 33-36 36-44 45-64 64-72 72-81 82-93
Chest (avg) 19"-20" 21"-22" 23"-24" 25"-26" 27" 28" 29"
Waist (avg) 19.5" 20.5" 21.5" 22.5" 23.5" 24.5" 25.5"

Boys (2-14 years)

Size2T3T4/56/781012
Height (in) 33"-36" 36"-39" 39"-45" 45"-51" 51"-54" 54"-57" 57"-60"
Weight (lbs) 30-33 33-36 33-48 46-61 61-72 73-84 85-96
Chest (avg) 19"-20" 21"-22" 23"-24" 25"-26" 27" 28" 29"
Waist (avg) 19.5" 20.5" 21.5" 22.5" 23.5" 24.5" 25.5"

Shoes

Little Kids (1-5 years)

Numeric Size6789101111/12
Size in Inches 5.125" 5.5" 5.75" 6.125" 6.5" 6.75" 6.9-7.3"

Big Kids (6-9 years)

Numeric Size1212.5*1313.5*13/111.5*22.5*33.5*3/44
Size in Inches 7.125" 7.25" 7.5" 7.625" 7.5-7.9" 7.75" 8" 8.125" 8.25" 8.5" 8.625" 8.5-8.9" 8.75"

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† Havaianas

Baby

Clothes

Baby (0-24 Months)

Size XS S M L XL
Age (mos)0-33-66-1212-1818-24
Height 18" - 23" 23" - 27" 27"-29" 29"-31" 31"-33"
Weight (lbs) 7 - 12 12 - 17 17-22 22-27 27-30
Chest 16.25" 17.25" 18" 18.75" 19.5"
Waist 17" 18" 18.75" 19.5" 20.25"
Hip 17.25" 18.25" 19" 19.75" 20.5"

Swim

Baby (0-24 months)

Size6/12M12/18M18/24M
Height (in) 28-29" 29-31" 18-24"
Weight (lbs) 20-22 22-27 27-30

Shoes

Baby (0-12 months)

Numeric Size1
0-3 mos
2
3-6 mos
3
6-9 mos
4
9-12 mos
5
12-18 mos
Size in Inches 3.5" 3.75" 4" 4.5" 4.75"