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Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction

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Publisher Comments:

Readers worldwide recognize Caldecott Medal winner David Macaulay's imaginary Cathedral of Chutreaux. This critically acclaimed book has been translated into a dozen languages and remains a classic of children's literature and a touchstone for budding architects. Cathedral's numerous awards include a prestigious Caldecott Honor and designation as a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year for Macaulay's intricate pen-and-ink illustrations.

Journey back to centuries long ago and visit the fictional people of twelfth-, thirteenth-, and fourteenth-century Europe whose dreams, like Cathedral, stand the test of time.

This title has been selected as a Common Core text exemplar (Grades 6and#8211;8, Informational Texts: Science, Mathematics, and Technical Studies).

Synopsis:

This richly illustrated book shows the intricate step-by-step process of an imaginary cathedral's growth.

Synopsis:

Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Chutreaux during the thirteenth century.

Synopsis:

David Macaulay's masterpiece comes to new life. In this first ever stand-alone full color edition, retrace the intricate step-by-step process of cathedral's construction in light of newly researched information.

Synopsis:

In this first ever stand-alone full-color edition, David Macualay'sand#160;classic is lavishly reborn in digitally finished drawings, newly researched text and wholly re-imagined scenes.

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Synopsis:

and#8220;To his many fans, David Macaulay is nothing less than America's Explainer-in-Chief.and#8221; and#8212;Providence Journal

In this first-ever standalone full-color edition, Castle is lavishly reborn in digitally finished drawings rendered with felt-tip markers and colored pencils. Factual and artistic details shine in light of newly researched information. With characteristic zest and wit, David Macaulayand#160;retraces theand#160;planning and construction of Lord Kevinand#8217;s fictional castle. Architecture enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the staggering possibilities of human imagination and ingenuity.and#160;and#160;

Synopsis:

This richly illustrated book shows the intricate step-by-step process of a cathedral's growth.
 
This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 6-8, Informational Texts: Science, Mathematics, and Technical Studies)

About the Author

David Macaulay is the author and illustrator of many exciting and unusual books for readers of all ages including Building Big, the companion book to the successful PBS series, and Caldecott Medal winner Black and White. Superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information distinguish all of his books.Mr. Macaulay has been nominated as the United States representative for the Hans Christen Andersen Award in illustration. The Hans Christian Andersen Award is the highest international recognition given to an author and an illustrator of children"s books whose complete works have made a lasting contribution to children"s literature. He lives and works in Rhode Island.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395175132
Author:
Macaulay, David
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Architecture, gothic
Subject:
Cathedrals
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Transportation and Architecture
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series Volume:
#149
Publication Date:
September 1973
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5 to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
03-UP

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"Synopsis" by , This richly illustrated book shows the intricate step-by-step process of an imaginary cathedral's growth.
"Synopsis" by ,
Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Chutreaux during the thirteenth century.
"Synopsis" by ,
David Macaulay's masterpiece comes to new life. In this first ever stand-alone full color edition, retrace the intricate step-by-step process of cathedral's construction in light of newly researched information.
"Synopsis" by ,

In this first ever stand-alone full-color edition, David Macualay'sand#160;classic is lavishly reborn in digitally finished drawings, newly researched text and wholly re-imagined scenes.

and#160;

and#160;

"Synopsis" by , and#8220;To his many fans, David Macaulay is nothing less than America's Explainer-in-Chief.and#8221; and#8212;Providence Journal

In this first-ever standalone full-color edition, Castle is lavishly reborn in digitally finished drawings rendered with felt-tip markers and colored pencils. Factual and artistic details shine in light of newly researched information. With characteristic zest and wit, David Macaulayand#160;retraces theand#160;planning and construction of Lord Kevinand#8217;s fictional castle. Architecture enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the staggering possibilities of human imagination and ingenuity.and#160;and#160;

"Synopsis" by ,
This richly illustrated book shows the intricate step-by-step process of a cathedral's growth.
 
This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 6-8, Informational Texts: Science, Mathematics, and Technical Studies)
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