Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction
Readers worldwide recognize Caldecott Medal winner David Macaulay's imaginary Cathedral of Chutreaux. This critically acclaimed book has been translated into a dozen languages and remains a classic of children's literature and a touchstone for budding architects.Cathedral's numerous awards include a prestigious Caldecott Honor and designation as aNew York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year for Macaulay's intricate pen-and-ink illustrations.
Journey back to centuries long ago and visit the fictional people of twelfth-, thirteenth-, and fourteenth-century Europe whose dreams, likeCathedral, stand the test of time.
This title has been selected as a Common Core text exemplar (Grades 6–8, Informational Texts: Science, Mathematics, and Technical Studies).
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ChelseaLawler - LibraryThing
I thought that this story was interesting. It was kind of long and not as captivating as some. It was full of information but it was a bit tough to stay interested. There are lots of fun classroom ... Read full review
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I read this aloud to my children (ages 3 and 7) as an addendum to the older one's history lesson for the week. It was recommended in the workbook that accompanies volume 2 of Susan Wise Bauer's The ... Read full review