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This fictional account of the dismantling and removal of the Empire State Building describes the structure of a skyscraper and explains how such an edifice would be demolished.

Synopsis:

This fictional account of the dismantling and removal of the Empire State Building describes the structure of a skyscraper and explains how such an edifice would be demolished.

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:
9780395454251
Author:
Macaulay, David
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Building trades
Subject:
Science & Technology - How Things Work
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Vocational education and industrial arts
Subject:
Nonfiction
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Technical
Subject:
Skyscrapers
Subject:
Wrecking
Subject:
Technology - How Things Work/Are Made
Subject:
Empire state building (new york, n.y.)
Subject:
Children s-How Things Work
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series:
Sandpiper
Series Volume:
TM 5-805-8
Publication Date:
October 1987
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 5 to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
12 x 9 x 0.33 in 0.6 lb
Age Level:
07-12

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