Unbuilding

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1980 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 78 pages
7 Reviews
"It is not a work of nonfiction but a work of fantasy, and not the story of the making of the skyscraper but the story of the unmaking of a very particular one, the Empire State Building . . . The exquisite drawing style that marked Mr. Macaulay's earlier works on architecture remains as whimsical as ever." -- New York Times Book Review
  

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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

Contents

Section 1
20
Section 2
24
Section 3
35
Section 4
49
Section 5
50
Section 6
57
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About the author (1980)

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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