Author(s): Salvatore Rubbino
Join a young girl and her grandad as they walk round Paris - explore a bustling market, marvel at its beautiful buildings and indulge in tasty treats in this child-friendly tribute to an incomparable city. Paris - the most beautiful city in the world! The most romantic! It's the perfect place for a girl and her grandad to spend the day. Join them as they explore Paris' iconic landmarks and experience its culture and style first-hand: visit a traditional street market, climb to the top of Notre-Dame, wander through the Tuileries Gardens and gaze up at the Eiffel Tower. Salvatore Rubbino's friendly text and fresh, lively illustrations beautifully capture the delight of a young visitor experiencing the wonders of Paris - the City of Lights! This is a visually stunning, child-friendly walk through Paris - the most visited city in the world. It is packed with nuggets of information about the city that both enlighten and entertain. It is written by the illustrator of Just Ducks! who was nominated for the Kate Greenaway medal. It includes a dramatic foldout of the Eiffel Tower. What The Evening Standard said about A Walk in London: "An entertaining and unstuffy guide to the city's landmarks...an excellent choice for any young Londoner or visitor." This edition is jacketed.
Salvatore Rubbino is a rising talent in the world of illustration. His first book for children, A Walk in New York, was shortlisted for the V&A Illustration Awards, his second, A Walk in London, won an SLA Information Book Award, and his third, Just Ducks! (written by Nicola Davies), was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Salvatore teaches on the MA Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art and at Southampton Solent University. He lives in London, E15.