Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building

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Lee & Low Books, Incorporated, Oct 1, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
7 Reviews
"A collection of concrete poetry, illustrations, and photographs that shows how young children's constructions, created as they play, are reflected in notable works of architecture from around the world. Includes biographies of the architects, quotations, and sources"--Provided by publisher.

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Review: Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building

User Review  - Kristen - Goodreads

My second grade students were mesmermized (unexpectedly, admittedly) by how the young children's blocks matched to the actual architecture featured in the book, which also matched the concrete poems ... Read full review

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User Review  - Liz Todd - Goodreads

Ok. So this is really cool. A comparison between kid-building and real architecture. The author even identifies the buildings and architects of each building at the end. Read full review

About the author (2012)

"CHRISTY HALE has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, including several for Lee & Low Books. Dreaming Up is the second book for which she is also the author. As an art educator, Hale has introduced young readers to the lives and works of many artists through Instructor magazine's Masterpiece of the Month feature and accompanying workshops. Hale lives with her husband and their daughter in Palo Alto, California."

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