Mill

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Oct 30, 1989 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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The mills at Wicksbridge are imaginary, but their planning, construction, and operation are quite typical of mills developed in New England throughout the nineteenth century.
 

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Macaulay describes the various kinds of mills and then goes on to discuss the evolution of textile mills and the industry in New England. The illustrations make it easy for the intended juvenile ... Read full review

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Macaulay's latest construct hasn't the universal, all-ages allure of Cathedral or Pyramid, nor the satirical reach of Unbuilding—but his Rhode Island mill town, "Wick-bridge," is an industrial ... Read full review

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Contents

THE YELLOW MILL
THE STONE MILL
THE PLIMPTON MILL
THE HARWOOD MILL
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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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