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Publisher Comments:

    The word "castle" conjures thoughts of mystery, romance, intrigue and grandeur. When Caldecott-winning illustrator David Macaulay first published Castle in 1977, however, the word gained added significance to readers and art lovers around the world.

    In this first ever stand-alone 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. Together, art and text remind us that a castles true wonder lies in the physical effort required to construct it and in the enduring spirit that inspired its design.

     

    With characteristic zest and wit punctuating his illustrations, David Macaulay painstakingly retraces the step-by-step planning and construction of Lord Kevins fictional castle where architecture enthusiasts and curious readers of all ages will marvel at the staggering possibilities of human imagination and ingenuity.

    Synopsis:

    The word itself conjures up mystery, romance, intrigue, and grandeur. What could be more perfect for an author/illustrator who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern man? With typical zest and wry sense of humor punctuating his drawings, David Macaulay traces the step-by-step planning and construction of both castle and town.

    Synopsis:

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

     

     

    Synopsis:

    “To his many fans, David Macaulay is nothing less than America's Explainer-in-Chief.” —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 Macaulay retraces the planning and construction of Lord Kevins fictional castle. Architecture enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the staggering possibilities of human imagination and ingenuity.  

    Synopsis:

    Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a "typical" castle and adjoining town in thirteenth-century Wales.

    About the Author

    'David Macaulay is the author and illustrator of many exciting and unusual books for readers of all ages, including the international bestseller The New Way Things Work; Caldecott Medal-winner Black and White, and Caldecott Honor Award-winners Castle and Cathedral; and Building Big, the companion book to the successful PBS Series. Other awards he has received include the Boston GlobeHorn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, the Washington Children\'s Book Guild Nonfiction Award, the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis, and a Dutch Silver Slate Pencil Award. In 2006 he was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, given to \"to encourage people of outstanding talent to pursue their own creative, intellectual, and professional inclinations.\" Superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information distinguish all of his books. A graduate of and former teacher at the Rhode Island School of Design, Mr. Macaulay lives with his family in Vermont.'

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780395257845
    Author:
    Macaulay, David
    Publisher:
    Harcourt Brace and Company
    Author:
    aulay
    Author:
    Mac, David
    Location:
    Boston :
    Subject:
    General
    Subject:
    Juvenile literature
    Subject:
    Architecture
    Subject:
    Castles
    Subject:
    Fortification
    Subject:
    Juvenile
    Subject:
    Children s-General
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Cloth
    Publication Date:
    September 1977
    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:
    10-14

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    Product details 80 pages Walter Lorraine Books - English 9780395257845 Reviews:
    "Synopsis" by ,
    The word itself conjures up mystery, romance, intrigue, and grandeur. What could be more perfect for an author/illustrator who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern man? With typical zest and wry sense of humor punctuating his drawings, David Macaulay traces the step-by-step planning and construction of both castle and town.
    "Synopsis" by ,

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

     

     

    "Synopsis" by , “To his many fans, David Macaulay is nothing less than America's Explainer-in-Chief.” —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 Macaulay retraces the planning and construction of Lord Kevins fictional castle. Architecture enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the staggering possibilities of human imagination and ingenuity.  

    "Synopsis" by , Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a "typical" castle and adjoining town in thirteenth-century Wales.
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