13 Buildings Children Should Know by Annette Roeder
  

Synopsis

13 Buildings Children Should Know by Annette Roeder

Children's fascination with buildings is a natural outgrowth of their curiosity about anything strange or huge or complex. This unique book brings together thirteen architectural wonders that have intrigued children for years. Through activities such as games, quizzes, drawings and other activities, it teaches them the history behind each of the buildings, and presents fascinating facts about the design, historical use, and construction techniques. This book features pyramids built by men with pulleys, a tower that leans, an opera house shaped like a sailboat, a museum built like a spiral, and the most recent example, a bird's nestA stadium where the 2008 summer Olympics were held. Each of these buildings and more are introduced to young readers through lively texts and illustrations that will serve to heighten their interest and knowledge about the world's most important architecture, and perhaps inspire them to dream and build on their own.

About the Author

ANNETTE ROEDER is a practicing architect as well as the author and illustrator of numerous children's books.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Annette Roeder
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Publisher

Prestel

Publication date

1st March 2009

ISBN

9783791341712


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