Pyramid

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Houghton Mifflin, 1975 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 80 pages
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"David Macaulay's brilliant Pyramid shows, detail by detail, how the great pharaohs' burial places were conceived and constructed . . . His draftsmanship is unexcelled, and his book is pharaonic in opulence and design." -- Time

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User Review  - Rebecca Jasman - Goodreads

Publication Date: 1975 Genre: Informational book Awards won: Themes: building, Ancient Egypt Annotation: This book has black and white illustrations that take the reader through the process of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anfinwen - Goodreads

If you are at all interested in ancient Egypt, it's customs and building methods, then this book is for you. Pyramid is clearly illustrated and documents workers, tools, methods, and even embalming; all in an entertaining, almost storybook style. Read full review

About the author (1975)

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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