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The way things workby David Macaulay
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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).
This richly illustrated book shows the intricate step-by-step process of an imaginary cathedral's growth.
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#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;
From levers to lasers, from cameras to computers, this 384-page volume is a remarkable overview of the machines and inventions that shape our lives, amusingly presented with a large dose of Macaulay's wit and personality.
About the Author
Critically acclaimed illustrator, David Macaulay, has created more than twenty books for children, among them, Castle (aand#160;Caldecott Honor Book), Cathedral, Black and White (a Caldecott medalist), The Way We Work and The Way Things Work (a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner).and#160;David Macaulay lives with his family in Vermont.and#160;
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