Castle

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1982 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 74 pages
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"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 Kevin's fictional castle. Architecture enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the staggering possibilities of human imagination and ingenuity.

  

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User Review  - Penny Johnson - Goodreads

The ingenuity of mankind is celebrated in this informative book. Though technology and resources were limited when compared to the 21st century, the planners and builders of the 13th century managed ... Read full review

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User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

This book was one of my favorite books as a child. I would read it over and over again, and draw castles. 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 Globe–Horn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, and the Washington Post–Children's 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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