Castle

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San Val, 1982 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 74 pages
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Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a "typical" castle and adjoining town in thirteenth-century Wales.

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Review: Castle: How It Works

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very informative in the David Macauley style; plenty of information to keep the young reader interested, and the illustrations add tremendously. also, no glossing in this non fiction book, eg infected ... Read full review

Review: Castle: How It Works

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very informative in the David Macauley style; plenty of information to keep the young reader interested, and the illustrations add tremendously. also, no glossing in this non fiction book, eg infected ... Read full review

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About the author (1982)

David Macaulay was born on December 2, 1946 in Lancashire, England, but moved to Bloomfield, New Jersey when he was 11. He received a bachelor's degree in architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Before becoming an author and illustrator, he worked as an interior designer, a junior high school teacher, and instructor of interior design at RISD from 1969 to 1973. His first book, Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction, was published in 1973. His other books include City, Castle, Pyramid, Mill, Underground, Mosque, The Way Things Work, Rome Antics, and Shortcut. He has received numerous awards including a Caldecott Honor Medal in 1991 for Black and White and the Washington Children's Book Guild Award for a Body of Non-Fiction Work in 1977.

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