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Get right to the heart of this vibrant city in this beautifully created introduction to the most famous city in the US. From his arrival at Grand Central Station on a day’s outing to the city with his father, the young boy narrator visits all the most famous places including the Empire State Building, Broadway and Union Square Park before the day is over. Salvatore Rubbino’s illustrations capture the different moods of the city and its incredible energy while his story is full of interesting and usual snippets of information.
A boy, his father and their dog wander in midtown Manhattan, taking in some of New York's most famous landmarks and well-known streets, meeting New Yorkers and discovering how the iconic city looks, sounds, smells, tastes and feels.
|Publication date:||2nd February 2009|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Year Groups:||Key Stage 1|
|Topics:||People / Places|
Salvatore Rubbino is a rising new talent in the world of illustration. He was shortlisted for the Victoria and Albert Museum Illustration Awards for some of the brilliant illustrations in A Walk in New York and named as one of Booktrust's Best New Illustrators of 2011. As a child: "I liked to daydream and draw a lot when I was small. Now that I'm a lot bigger I still daydream and draw but I call this 'work' instead. I grew up in London very near the Arsenal Stadium in Highbury but unfortunately this didn't make me any better at football. ...More About Salvatore Rubbino