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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  - Emily - Goodreads

This was a very informational book about how to build pyramids. More specifically, the tomb of the pharaoh who ruled in 2470 BC. The story showed a step by step process of how the pyramid was formed ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elines Flores - Goodreads

Before reading, I had some background knowledge of the Egyptian pyramids. Even though I learned some new information, neither the text nor the illustrations were enticing. The black and white coloring ... Read full review

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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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