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Empire State Building: When New York Reached for the Skies (Wonders of the World Book)
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mpn: FBA-|305855, ean: 9781931414081, isbn: 1931414084,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
From start to finish, Mann tracks the wonders of architecture, engineering, and construction that went into the creation of the tallest building in the world for the time. Fascinating profiles describe the individuals who dreamed of and built this architectural marvel. Archival photographs recreate the heady world of the steelworkers out on the girders, high above the city streets. Wonders of the World series The winner of numerous awards, this series is renowned for Elizabeth Mann's ability
Build It! Volume 1: Make Supercool Models with Your LEGO® Classic Set (Brick Books)
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ean: 9781943328802, isbn: 1943328803,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
Created for young children. Step-by-step directions. This series of visually rich instruction books for Lego® models is perfect for children ages 5 and up. Inside you'll find a range of creative models to put together--from animals to airplanes, street scenes to seascapes and much more, created using the Lego® Classic set 10693, or bricks you already have at home. Each book in this interactive series contains 3-5 “dioramas” featuring a diverse range of models. Full color diagrams guide
Match it! San Francisco
ean: 9781938093524, isbn: 1938093526,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Rediscover a classic memory game with a San Francisco style! This set of 48 matching cards features the best and the coolest sights and symbols in the City by the Bay, including the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge, the iconic cable cars, the really crooked Lombard Street, and the loud (and fun) sea lions at Pier 39..
ean: 9781536202571, isbn: 1536202576,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
From the designer behind Animals comes another eye-catching oversize offering: thirty-two vivid images honoring the sights and staples of our cities.After turning heads and delighting readers with her giant book of animals, Swedish children’s designer Ingela P. Arrhenius turns her talents to the many attractions that make cities so special. Iconic urban images are featured on every page — from subways to skyscrapers, museums to cafes, fountains to sidewalk newsstands. Each bold, graphic
ABC: The Alphabet from the Sky
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ean: 9781101995815, isbn: 1101995815,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
Discover the alphabet from a bird's-eye view!Geographer and designer duo Benedikt Gross and Joey Lee have taken the alphabet to new heights—literally! Using satellite imagery and computer technology, the pair has discovered ''accidental letters'' all over the world: in roads, rivers, buildings, lakes, and more. Take a journey around the Earth in 26 letters with this special book.“A delightful anytime book with hours of entertainment”—BooklistPRICE STERN SLOAN.
13 Buildings Children Should Know
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mpn: FBA-|282870, ean: 9783791341712, isbn: 3791341715,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
The world's most iconic buildings are made accessible and exciting for young readers in this colorful introduction to architecture that changed the world.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
Architecture Shapes (Preservation Press)
ean: 9780471143666, isbn: 0471143669,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Double-page spreads feature a geometric shape on one side and a related architectural element on the other.
Built to Last
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mpn: 9780547342405, ean: 9780547342405, isbn: 0547342403,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
This new book—inspired by three classic, award-winning books—reveals the how and why behind some of the most fascinating and enduring structures humankind has ever created. Macaulay has revised texts based on new research, created gorgeous new drawings, in some cases wholly re-imagined scenes from the books—bringing Castle and Cathedral to life in full-color for the very first time. The resulting illustrations add to the reader’s understanding of these buildings, capturing intriguing
Fantastic Feats and Failures (Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 (Awards))
mpn: FBA-|321917, ean: 9781553376330, isbn: 1553376331,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
Astronauts on Apollo 13 averted disaster with the help of duct tape. The design of the Sydney Opera House was based on the segments of an orange. The Tacoma Narrows Bridge swayed so much it was nicknamed ''Galloping Gertie.'' From genius designs to deadly design-flaws, the story of engineering is full of oddities and surprises. Fantastic Feats and Failures includes bridge and dome-building projects, and other activities to test your engineering know-how.Used Book in Good Condition.
House: First Words Board Books: 5 books inside!
ean: 9781452167039, isbn: 1452167036,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
Budding young architects—and their design-minded parents—will love exploring this set of 5 miniature board books, each touring a different room in a stylish, modern house: living room, bathroom, kitchen, garage, and bedroom. Inside, inviting illustrations of familiar, everyday objects are paired with first words, promoting early vocabulary development, pattern recognition, and open-ended, imaginative play!.
Great Wall of China (Structural Wonders)
ean: 9781590367247, isbn: 1590367243,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
Provides an overview of the Great Wall of China, discussing topics such as its history, structural aspects, and construction techniques and materials, and offers information about current careers in architecture and construction..
The Parthenon: The Height of Greek Civilization (Wonders of the World Book)
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mpn: FBA-|323048, ean: 9781931414159, isbn: 1931414157,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
The story of an inspired building and an inspirational civilization. The Parthenon is more than a magnificent building. Every marble statue, every graceful column, is an expression of a civilization whose three great values still speak to us today: Democracy. At a time of godlike rulers, ordinary citizens voted to build the Parthenon. Humanism. The Parthenon's art honored Athens' water carriers as well as its gods. Balance. The Parthenon's aesthetic brought lightness and grace to height and
Build It! Volume 3: Make Supercool Models with Your LEGO® Classic Set (Brick Books)
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ean: 9781943328826, isbn: 194332882X,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
This series of visually rich instruction books for LEGO® creations is perfect for children ages 5 and up. Inside you'll find a range of creative models to put together--from neighborhood scenes to exotic animals to a busy airport, and much more, created using the LEGO® Classic set 10698, or bricks you already have at home. Each book in this interactive series contains 3-5 “dioramas” featuring a diverse range of models. Full color, step-by-step diagrams guide you through the process,
Architect Academy: Are You Ready for the Challenge?
ean: 9781610675352, isbn: 1610675355,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
Discover the essential skills required on the way to becoming an architect in this innovative activity book. Architect Academy gives kids the know-how to plan and draw all sorts of structures, from bridges and schools, to parks and pyramids. Activities range from designing a residential street and your perfect play park to learning some of the math skills used by architects, how to read floor plans, and the basics of interior design. The Architect Toolbag section contains all sorts of goodies,
National Geographic Kids Everything Castles: Capture These Facts, Photos, and Fun to Be King of the Castle!
By National Geographic Children's Books
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mpn: FBA-|287809, ean: 9781426308031, isbn: 1426308035,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
Young readers will be spellbound by this story of fierce battles, dark dungeons, secret passageways, and medieval characters, made all the more vivid by true tales from experts in the field. Fun facts and photos, including reenactment shots, illuminate the lives of the inhabitants and the fascinating histories of castles.National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.National Geographic Society.
California's Missions: from A to Z
By Brand: 121 Publications
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mpn: black & white illustrations, colour illu, ean: 9780984193196, isbn: 0984193197,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Twenty-six historical and architectural features shared by the famous California missions are detailed in an alphabetic format in this perfect learning tool. Using color photographs, an introductory rhyme, and a factual paragraph, each letter thoroughly covers a mission topic, such as A for arches, B for bells, and C for crosses. Comprehensive and easy to understand, the book is ideal for students, teachers, California history buffs, and mission visitors.Used Book in Good Condition.
Architecture Colors (Preservation Press)
ean: 9780471143598, isbn: 0471143596,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
A senior editor at Progressive Architecture and an award-winning architectural photographer come together to present four colorful board books that introduce the built environment to preschoolers. Architecture Counts consists of numbers from 0-10 such as two brackets, three dormers, five arches and six ducts. Architecture Shapes explores shapes through the composition and arrangement of windows. Architecture Colors looks at the entire building as well as several details to suggest nine colors
Castle: Medieval Days and Knights (A Sabuda & Reinhart Pop-up Book)
ean: 9780439543248, isbn: 043954324X,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
National bestselling pop-up artists and engineers Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart present a new stunning pop-up book all about castles.Over fifteen intricate pop-ups accompany Sabuda and Reinhart's fascinating text, which guides readers through the different aspects of life in a medieval castle. Readers will learn about knighting ceremonies, battles, and feasts. The true majesty of castles is fully realized when this book is opened to reveal a stunning 3-dimensional medieval world..
Houses of bark (Native Dwellings)
ean: 9780887762468, isbn: 0887762468,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
From the Northwest Territories of Canada as far southeast as Virginia in the United States, tree bark became indispensable to the everyday life of Native peoples. Simple to cut, light to carry, easy to work with, it was used for food, containers, clothing, and canoes. But nothing showed their skill, ingenuity, and inventiveness as the way bark was used to make shelters.Used Book in Good Condition.
The New York Subways (Great Building Feats)
By Lerner Publishing Group
ean: 9780822503781, isbn: 0822503786,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Traces the history of the underground transportation system in New York City, discussing the politics involved, how it was financed, the men who built it, and the construction techniques.Used Book in Good Condition.