Unbuilding (Google eBook)

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Oct 26, 1987 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 80 pages
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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.

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User Review  - Chester Richmond - Goodreads

The inventive author/illustrator imagines the great undertaking of dismantling the Empire State Building. Black and white and highly detailed illustrations accompany detailed text that is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Iman Maynard - Goodreads

If David Macaulay books didn't give me the super creeps, I'd probably give this a better rating. Just weird and creepy. Sorry I can't be more descriptive, I am just freaked out by these books! Read full review

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David Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have sold millions of copies in the United States alone, and his work has been translated into a dozen languages. Macaulay has garnered numerous awards including the Caldecott Medal and Honor Awards, the Boston GlobeHorn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, and the Washington PostChildrens Book Guild Nonfiction Award. In 2006, he was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, given 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. David Macaulay lives with his family in Vermont.

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