Unbuilding

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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  - MerryMary - LibraryThing

Unbuilding is another David Macaulay book that show showcases his meticulous attention to detail and his bizarre sense of humor. In this scenario, an eccentric mideast prince has bought the Empire ... Read full review

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User Review  - saraluisa - LibraryThing

This book chronicles an amazing part of history that I never knew about. It didn't quite matter that I had never been to the Empire State Building, Macaulay's illustrations create a magical world that ... 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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