'Los Angeles Is' is an illustrated children's book that takes readers through the city's rich history and famous landmarks in a playful way. Exploring the city through colorful and simplistic artwork, the book highlights destinations like the Griffith Observatory and Hollowood Sign along with LA's diverse food truck scene, retro diners and abundance of vintage cars.
The book is a fun way to learn about Los Angeles and doubles as a souvenir for art and design fans. Los Angeles Is is written by Elisa Parhad and boasts illustrations by Alexander Vidal. The book aims to educate children about new places and what makes them unique and speaks to the recent rise of design-conscious children's books and zines that mimic those offered to adults.