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There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.

– JACQUELINE KENNEDY ONASSIS

 

Want to be a chef, an astronaut, an architect?  It is never too young to dream.  Books entertain and spark the imagination in us.  Absorb into the endless pages of the best children’s books ever where anything seems possible for the young, aspiring builders…

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FOR AGES: 0-5

 

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A Box Story

For ages: 0-5
By (author) Kenneth Kit Lamug

A Box Story is an illustrated picture book that invites the reader to look at things in a different way. With the use of hand drawn images, you are taken through simple thought provoking ideas about a box and how it is not just a box.

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A Year at a Construction Site (Time Goes By)

A Year at a Construction Site

For ages: 0-5
By (author) Nicholas Harris

Outlines the steps construction workers take to build a school within a year’s time.

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Alexander Girard Color

Alexander Girard Color

For ages: 0-5
By (author) Alexander Girard

The ALEXANDER GIRARD COLOR hardcover book features the vintage 1972 illustration, “Girls,” on the cover, as well as twenty-six classic Girard designs that celebrate color. Pre-schoolers learning to identify colors will enjoy this charming little book, with its catchy rhymes and whimsical illustrations. Design-savvy adults will also love the retro illustrations and sophisticated packaging design. Overall, a great addition to our new line of hardcover children’s books.

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Cinderella A Fashionable Tale

Cinderella : A Fashionable Tale

For ages: 0-5
By (author) Steven Guarnaccia

Cinderella wants nothing more than to go to the ball, but she doesn’t have a thing to wear! This classic fairy tale of the young servant girl who experiences a magical night and finally finds her prince receives a fresh and modern retelling from illustrator Steven Guarnaccia. Guarnaccia’s stylised illustrations give familiar characters new life with a fun, fashion-forward look, using apparel and accessories inspired by some of the most famous fashion designers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Young readers will delight in the bright and beautiful illustrations and fashion enthusiasts will enjoy the references to well-known haute couture designs, including a Vivienne Westwood-inspired ball gown, a rag dress of patched-together designer patterns and Prada-inspired “crystal” slippers. Includes endpapers that detail the different featured designs as well as the year they were made.

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears A Tales Moderne

Goldilocks and the Three Bears : A Tales Moderne

For ages: 0-5
By (author) Steven Guarnaccia

Something is different in this retelling of the classic story of the girl with the golden locks. Goldilocks, as usual, discovers the three bears’ house in the woods. She ventures inside and makes herself at home, sitting in the chairs, sampling the meal laid on the table, and taking a nap. But the bears – they’re an entirely new breed! Steven Guarnaccia’s comical, stylized artwork delivers bears who are hip; they have a sense of style and a love of design. Their 1950s split-level home is filled with cool furniture created by an international crowd of celebrated designers, from Alvar Aalto to Charles and Ray Eames to Isamu Noguchi! This is not a typical cottage in the woods! Children and parents alike will delight in this new edition of the beloved story. And when they look at the endsheets, which provide the name of each decorative object and its creator, they may even pick up a design tip or two.

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Henry Builds a Cabin

Henry Builds a Cabin

For ages: 0-5
By (author) D B Johnson

How big does a home really need to be? When Henry decides to build a cabin for himself in the woods, he gets some help and a lot of advice from his friends. But Henry, being Henry, has his own ideas, and he sets about building his house as a bird builds its nest. As he adds everything he thinks his cabin needs, HenryÂs new home ends up being a lot bigger than it looks! Inspired by the life of Henry David Thoreau, and illustrated with nature-filled paintings by author and artist D. B. Johnson, Henry Builds a Cabin is a thoughtful and beautiful meditation on what a home can be.

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Hide & EEK

Hide & EEK

For ages: 0-5
By Knock Knock

Don’t be afraid of the dark–it hides all manner of secret surprises! From our creative kindred souls at Hat-trick design, this fantastically interactive picture book features images hidden ingeniously inside its illustrations– literally. To reveal the surprise on each spread, turn out the lights or snuggle under the covers, then fire up your torch. Who knows what you’ll find?

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If I Built A House

If I Built a House

For ages: 3-5
By (author) Chris Van Dusen

The much-anticipated follow-up to the E. B. White Award-winning picture book If I Built a Car In If I Built a Car, imaginative Jack dreamed up a whimsical fantasy ride that could do just about anything. Now he’s back and ready to build the house of his dreams, complete with a racetrack, flying room, and gigantic slide. Jack’s limitless creativity and infectious enthusiasm will inspire budding young inventors to imagine their own fantastical designs. Chris Van Dusen’s vibrant illustrations marry retro appeal with futuristic style as he, once again, gives readers a delightfully rhyming text that absolutely begs to be read aloud.

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Iggy Peck, Architect

Iggy Peck, Architect

For ages: 0-5
By (author) Andrea Beaty

Iggy Peck has been building fabulous creations since he was two. His parents are proud of their son, though sometimes surprised by some of Iggy’s more inventive creations (like the tower he built out of used diapers). When a new second grade teacher declares her dislike of architecture, Iggy faces a challenge. He loves building too much to give it up! With Andrea Beaty’s irresistible rhyming text and David Roberts’ unique and stylish illustration, this book will charm creative kids everywhere.

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Ish

Ish

For ages: 0-5
By (author) Peter H Reynolds

A creative spirit learns that a drawing doesn’t have to look exactly like anything in this gentle fable from the creator of the award-winning, bestselling picture book The Dot. An inspiring, encouraging story for budding artists everywhere, the acclaimed illustrator of The Dot, Sky Colour and the Judy Moody series tells the story of Ramon, who loves to draw. Anytime. Anything. Anywhere. Drawing is what Ramon does. It’s what makes him happy. But in one split second, all that changes. A single remark by Ramon’s older brother, Leon, turns Ramon’s carefree sketches into joyless struggles. Luckily for Ramon, though, his little sister, Marisol, sees the world differently and she opens his eyes to something a lot more valuable than getting things exactly right…

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Visual Aid Doodling Book for Creative Kids

Visual Aid Doodling Book for Creative Kids

For ages: 0-5
By (author) Draught Associates

Following the unique illustrative style of Visual Aid: Stuff You’ve Forgotten, Things You Never Thought You Knew, and Lessons You Didn’t Quite Get Around to Learning, Visual Aid Doodling Book for Creative Kids encourages children to draw and complete the pictures themselves whilst inviting children to get involved in the images they create and help them learn whilst they doodle. Featuring pages from the bestselling Visual Aid and Visual Aid 2 as well as newly created pages, Visual Aid Doodling Book for Creative Kids covers the topics of science, animals, popular culture and history. Visual Aid Doodling Book for Creative Kids lets children colour in their own flags of the world, draw the fastest animals, doodle over haircuts, and work out what makes a volcano erupt. Allowing children a unique opportunity to create their own imagery, colour their own characters and teach themselves the ways of the universe, the small format and low pricepoint makes this a perfect doodling book for children of all ages.

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Richard Scarry's Busy, Busy Town

Richard Scarry’s Busy, Busy Town

For ages: 0-5
By (author) Richard Scarry

Richard Scarry’s classic book that takes readers all around town! Join Lowly Worm, Huckle Cat, and other beloved characters for a day in Richard Scarry’s Busy, Busy Town. Visit the school, the farm, the post office, and many more fun and exciting places in this classic book that teaches little ones all about what goes on in their very own communities.

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Roberto, The Insect Architect

Roberto : The Insect Architect

For ages: 0-5
By (author) Nina Laden

Ever since he was a wee mite (a termite, that is), Roberto has wanted to be an architect. Discouraged by his woodeating family and friends, he decides to follow his dream to the big, bug city. There he meets a slew of not-so-creepy, crawly characters who spark in him the courage to build a community for them all. With extraordinary collage illustrations and witty text, the creator of the bestselling Peek-a series, Nina Laden, brings to life a funny and inspirational story that will encourage readers of any age to build their dreams.

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The LEGO Ideas Book You Can Build Anything!

The LEGO Ideas Book : You Can Build Anything!

For ages: 0-5
By (author) Daniel Lipkowitz

Be inspired to create and build amazing models in LEGO(R)! The LEGO Ideas Book is packed full of tips from expert LEGO builders on how to make jet planes reach new heights, create fantastic fortresses, swing through lush jungles, have fun on the farm and send space shuttles out of this world! The book is divided into six themed chapters – transport, buildings, space, kingdoms, adventure and useful makes. With over 500 models and ideas, this book is perfect for any LEGO fan – young or young at heart – who want to make their models cool, fun and imaginative.

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The Line

The Line

For ages: 3-5
By (author) Paula Bossio

In this deceptively simple wordless picture book, a small girl finds the end of a long black line and picks it up. She wiggles the line, slides down it and spins inside circles made from it. In her hands, the line transforms into bubbles to blow, a jungle vine to swing from and a tightrope to balance on. The girl is having such a good time! Until suddenly, the line turns into a big, hungry monster! Oh, no! Will the little girl be eaten, or will another surprise twist to the line save her from the frightening creature? Young children will become instantly involved in this story, curious to see what’s next for the magical line that is transformed again and again, and delighted by the surprise on the last page, where the drawer of the line is revealed. Award-winning illustrator Paula Bossio has created a fresh way to tell an original story full of play and creativity. It offers young children an easy-to-understand yet powerful message about imagination and the nearly limitless ways to have fun. This book makes a perfect story starter for early-elementary children as they begin to explore narrative, either by using one of the girl’s creations in the story or by coming up with their own way of turning the line into a plaything. The art concept could also be extended by having children draw their ideas. This book makes a great choice for working on visual literacy with pre-readers.

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The Most Magnificent Thing

The Most Magnificent Thing

For ages: 0-5
By (author) Ashley Spires

Award-winning author and illustrator Ashley Spires has created a charming picture book about an unnamed girl and her very best friend, who happens to be a dog. The girl has a wonderful idea. She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing! She knows just how it will look. She knows just how it will work. All she has to do is make it, and she makes things all the time. Easy-peasy!? But making her magnificent thing is anything but easy, and the girl tries and fails, repeatedly. Eventually, the girl gets really, really mad. She is so mad, in fact, that she quits. But after her dog convinces her to take a walk, she comes back to her project with renewed enthusiasm and manages to get it just right. For the early grades’ exploration of character education, this funny book offers a perfect example of the rewards of perseverance and creativity. The girl’s frustration and anger are vividly depicted in the detailed art, and the story offers good options for dealing honestly with these feelings, while at the same time reassuring children that it’s okay to make mistakes. The clever use of verbs in groups of threes is both fun and functional, offering opportunities for wonderful vocabulary enrichment. The girl doesn’t just make her magnificent thing — she tinkers and hammers and measures, she smoothes and wrenches and fiddles, she twists and tweaks and fastens. These precise action words are likely to fire up the imaginations of youngsters eager to create their own inventions and is a great tie-in to learning about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

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The Three Little Pigs An Architectural Tale

The Three Little Pigs : An Architectural Tale

For ages: 0-5
By (author) Steven Guarnaccia

In this quirky re-telling, the homes of the three pigs are signature homes of three famous architects (made out of scraps, glass and stone & concrete) and the interiors are furnished by the architects and their contemporaries. Of course, not all the houses are going to protect the pigs from the wolf’s huffing and puffing. But when one of the houses holds up, it’s the wolf who’s in for a surprise ending.

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What Do People Do All Day

What Do People Do All Day?

For ages: 0-5
By (author) Richard Scarry

Now available in this beautiful hardback gift edition. Packed with things to spot on every page, this picture book classic is beautiful, fun and a favourite with children of all ages. Everyone is busy in Busytown – from train drivers to doctors, from mothers to sailors, in police stations and on fire engines. Follow lots of busy people working through their busy days. Captain Salty and his crew are getting ready to go on a voyage; Doctor Lion is busy at the hospital; Sergeant Murphy is working hard to keep things safe and peaceful; and engineers are building new roads. Another busy day in Busytown!

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Young Frank, Architect

Young Frank, Architect

For ages: 0-5
By (author) Frank Viva

Young Frank is an architect. He lives with his grandfather, Old Frank, who is also an architect and his spotted dog, Eddie. Using anything he can get his hands on; macaroni, pillows, toilet paper, shoes, Young Frank likes to build buildings that twist, chairs with zig zag legs and even entire cities. But Old Frank disapproves, saying architects only build buildings.

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FOR AGES: 6-8

 

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

For ages: 6-12
By (author) Roald Dahl

“Candy for life and a tour of Willie Wonka’s top-secret chocolate factory was the prize for buying a candy bar containing a Golden Ticket. Here is the exciting, hilarious, and moral story of the five prizewinners. They were, alas, repulsive children, with the exception of Charlie Bucket, whose family was so poor he could only have one candy bar a year. Rich in humor, acutely observant, Dahl lets his imagination rip in fairyland.”– “The New York Times.”

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Dream Cities

Dream Cities

For ages: 6-8
By (author) Rosie Goodwin & Alice Chadwick

Choose your colours, unleash your creativity and lose yourself in a wonderful coloured universe. As you focus on colouring in and forget the stresses of everyday life, you’ll find calm returning.

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How a House is Built

How a House is Built

For ages: 6-8
By (author) Gail Gibbons

From the architect’s plans to the landscaping.

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The Dot

For ages: 6-8
By (author) Peter H Reynolds

One little dot marks the beginning of Vashti’s journey of surprise and self-discovery in Peter H. Reynolds’ multiple award-winning modern classic. In this inspiring, award-winning story of self-expression and creativity from Peter H. Reynolds, illustrator of Ish and the Judy Moody series, Vashti thinks she can’t draw. But her teacher is sure that she can. She knows that there’s creative spirit in everyone, and encourages Vashti to sign the angry dot she makes in frustration on a piece of paper. This act makes Vashti look at herself a little differently, and helps her discover that where there’s a dot there’s a way…With wit, charm and free-spirited illustrations, Peter H. Reynolds encourages even the stubbornly uncreative among us to make a mark – and follow where it takes us.

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The Story of Buildings From the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and Beyond

The Story of Buildings: from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and Beyond

For ages: 6-8
By (author) Patrick Dillon

A highly readable book about architecture, lavishly illustrated with sixteen intricate cross sections. From straw huts to skyscrapers, palaces to arts centres, The Story of Buildings takes us on a journey across continents and over centuries. Patrick Dillon selects sixteen of the most iconic buildings from around the world including the Parthenon, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Taj Mahal, the Forbidden City, the Bauhaus, Crystal Palace, the Sydney Opera House and the Pompidou Centre, and tells the remarkable human story behind each of them. Stephen Biesty’s detailed, intricate cross-sections allow us to see inside these incredible structures and appreciate the inspiration of their creators. Technical information and architectural terms are explained in labels and flaps and there is an extensive index and timeline at the end of the book.

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What Do You Do With an Idea

What Do You Do with an Idea?

For ages: 6-8
By (author) Kobi Yamada

This is the story of one brilliant idea and the child who helps to bring it into the world. As the child’s confidence grows, so does the idea itself. And then, one day, something amazing happens. This is a story for anyone, at any age, who’s ever had an idea that seemed a little too big, too odd, too difficult. It’s a story to inspire you to welcome that idea, to give it some space to grow, and to see what happens next. Because your idea isn’t going anywhere. In fact, it’s just getting started.

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When I Build With Blocks

When I Build with Blocks

For ages: 6-8
By (author) Niki Alling

Step into the block area of a Pre-K / Kindergarten classroom, through the eyes and imagination of a child. When I Build With Blocks, transports an everyday classroom into various imaginative scenes – from outer space to the ocean. Any young child, who has ever built with blocks, can identify with this book. Each block structure included originated from ideas in actual Pre-K and Kindergarten classrooms.

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FOR AGES: 9+

 

Architecture According to Pigeons

Architecture According to Pigeons

For ages: 9+
By (author) Speck Lee Tailfeather

Hello. I am Speck. Come fly with me! Architecture According to Pigeons is the perfect introduction for children to the most beautiful buildings in the world and the basic principles of architecture, using a fun, lively and engaging way of learning. In this delightful book, a pigeon named Speck Lee Tailfeather reveals that pigeons are great aficionados of architecture and delivers an account of a journey around the globe with fun facts about each of the iconic buildings he visits. The book features the Colosseum, the Taj Mahal, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Sydney Opera House, the Eiffel Tower, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater and dozens of other buildings from a ‘bird’s eye view’ to delight children and parents alike.

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Built to Last

Built to Last

For ages: 9-12
By (author) David Macaulay

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 new perspectives and a depth of detail in structure and atmosphere. This impeccably researched volume is not only a necessary addition to the bookshelf of any David Macaulay or architecture fan, but will delight readers of all ages who are experiencing his work for the first time.

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Castle

Castle

For ages: 9-12
By (author) David Macaulay

“What David Macaulay can draw — churches, cities, pyramids — he does better than any pen-and-ink illustrator in the world. Castle once again goes through a brick-by-brick assembly, employing cross-hatches and thin black lines to evoke a medieval place and period.” — Time

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Creatrilogy

Creatrilogy

For ages: 9-12
By (author) Peter H Reynolds

Express yourself! The three best-selling, award-winning picture books in the Creatrilogy by Peter H. Reynolds celebrate the power of original thinking. Presented in a beautiful boxed set, this trio of hardcover titles includes: The Dot An enchanting invitation to self-expression! Don t worry, just make a mark and see where it takes you. Ish A creative spirit learns that thinking “ishly” leads to a far more wonderful outcome than “getting it right.” Sky Color The sky s no limit in this gentle, playful tale a reminder that if we open our eyes and look beyond the expected, inspiration will come.”

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Fantastic Cities A Coloring Book of Amazing Places Real and Imagined

Fantastic Cities : A Coloring Book of Amazing Places Real and Imagined

For ages: 9+
By (author) Steve McDonald

This unique colouring book features immersive aerial views of real cities from around the world alongside gorgeously illustrated,Inception like architectural mandalas. Artist Steve McDonald’s beautifully rendered and detailed line work offers bird’s-eye perspectives of visually arresting global locales from New York, London, and Paris to Istanbul, Tokyo, and Melbourne, Rio, Amsterdam, and many more. The adult colouring book’s distinctive large square format offers absorbingly complex vistas to colour, the crisp white pages are conducive to a range of artistic applications, and a middle margin keeps all the artwork fully colourable. Complementing the cityscapes are a selection of mind-bending labyrinthine architectural illustrations for still deeper meditative colouring adventures and imaginative flights of fancy.

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From Mud Huts to Skyscrapers Architecture for Children

From Mud Huts to Skyscrapers : Architecture for Children

For ages: 9-12
By (author) Christine Paxmann

Children will be utterly absorbed by this journey through the history of architecture, from the earliest mud huts to today’s soaring towers. Chronologically arranged, this large-format book gives each iconic building its own double-page spread featuring an exquisite watercolour illustration and clearly written descriptions, facts, and features. These vibrantly detailed pages are filled with people, animals, and other objects that help bring the buildings to life. A detailed appendix includes a timeline, a world map that points out where each building can be found, and an extensive glossary. Children will enjoy poring over this book – and will come away with a fundamental understanding of not only the most common architectural terms, but of how the built world has evolved marvellously over time.

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If You Lived Here Houses of the World

If You Lived Here : Houses of the World

For ages: 9-12
By (author) Giles Laroche

Step into unique homes from around the world and discover the many fascinating ways in which people live and have lived.If you lived in the mountains of southern Spain, your bedroom might be carved out of a mountain. If you lived in a village in South Africa, the outside of your house might tell the story of your family. And if you lived in a floating green house in the Netherlands, you could rotate your house to watch both the sunrise and sunset.With intricate bas-relief collages, Giles Laroche uncovers the reason why each home was constructed the way in which it was, then lets us imagine what it would be like to live in homes so different from our own.Showing the tremendous variety of dwellings worldwide log cabins, houses on stilts, cave dwellings, boathouses, and yurts this book addresses why each house is build the way that it is. Reasons such as blending into the landscape, confusing invaders, being able to travel with one’s home, using whatever materials are at hand are as varied as the homes themselves.

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Look at That Building

Look at That Building

For ages: 9+
By (author) Scot Ritchie

Sally’s dad has built her a new treehouse, but Max the dog can’t climb up and join in all the fun – he needs a new doghouse! Come along as five friends go on a quest to find out all they can about buildings and how they are constructed. By checking out structures, both big and small, Sally and her four friends (and Max and Ollie the cat!) learn about how buildings are made, what makes them strong and how they stay standing. After a fun day of exploring they are ready to build Max the best doghouse around! This fun book introduces readers aged 7+ to the basic science and engineering that goes into buildings. Let the award-winning illustrator, Scot Ritchie take you on a skyscraper of an adventure.

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Toilet How It Works

Toilet: How It Works

For ages: 9-12
By (author) David Macaulay & Sheila Keenan

Celebrated author-illustrator and master explainer David Macaulay brings his unique voice and style to high-interest nonfiction books for newly independent readers. Everyone knows what a toilet is for, right? But what exactly happens after you flush? Where does our waste go, and how is it made safe? With his unique blend of informative text and illustration, David Macaulay takes readers on a tour of the bathroom and the sewer system, from the familiar family toilet to the mysterious municipal water treatment plant. A “Kirkus Reviews” Best Book of 2013

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FOR AGES: 12-17

 

Books!

Books!

For ages: 12-17
By (author) Murray McCain

BOOKS! by Murray McCain and John Alcorn, the beloved classic children’s book originally published in 1962, is now re-released for the first time in a new large format. This 1962 New York Times book of the year is beloved for its charming hand-drawn illustrations, inventive typography, and sweet homage to the very nature of books themselves. The author and illustrator celebrate the importance of books in our everyday lives, through words and graphics that are all beautifully designed and printed with fluorescent inks. This sweet and nostalgic book shares the wonder of language, stories, and imagination that young children can discover through the joy of reading. In our digital age, a treasure like BOOKS! reminds us of how irreplaceable they truly are. This classic example of hand-drawn, mid-century graphic design is sure to find renewed interest in a new generation of young readers. From original jacket copy: “”This is a one-of-a-kind: A wonderful book for children and grownups about Books, how books are made, what they do, what people do with them. It is called Books! Flip through it and you will see why it is likely to turn children into book lovers and parents into Books! lovers. Get Books! Keep Books! Give Books!””

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Cool Architecture

Cool Architecture

For ages: 12-17
By (author) Simon Armstrong

Want to know more about the buildings around you? Can’t tell a Doric from a Corinthian column? Interested in how the Egyptians built the pyramids, and how on earth a dome stays up? Then this book is for you. Packed with absorbing facts and quirky illustrations, Cool Architecture tells you everything you need to know about architecture around the world, from the simple dwellings created by the earliest humans to today’s most innovative buildings, via forbidding medieval strongholds, great 18th-Century palaces and the classic Art Deco skyscrapers of New York. Learn about the great architectural movements and the personalities that created them, and explore the most iconic buildings in the world, from the Parthenon in Greece to the (current) world’s tallest skyscraper, the Khalifa Tower in Dubai. This book is a perfect introduction to what’s cool about the fascinating world of architecture.

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Pyramid

Pyramid

For ages: 12-17
By (author) David Macaulay

“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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See Inside Houses Long Ago

See Inside Houses Long Ago

For ages: 12-17
By (author) Rob Lloyd Jones

A fabulous flap book for older children showing the houses built by people around the world in different historical eras. Stunning illustrations and over 80 flaps reveal the house interiors as well as fascinating historical facts about how people lived long ago. Scenes include an Egyptian Villa, a Viking longhouse and an English manor.

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See Inside Great Cities

See Inside Great Cities

For ages: 12-17
By (author) Rob Lloyd Jones

A fabulous lift-the-flap book for older children showing the varied and vibrant lives of the world’s greatest cities. Lift over 80 flaps to discover famous landmarks and amazing facts about London, Paris, Istanbul, Shanghai and more. Explore soaring skyscrapers, elegant cathedrals and bustling shopping streets – and discover fascinating facts and details beneath the flaps.

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The Aspiring Architect An Activity Book for Kids

The Aspiring Architect : An Activity Book for Kids

For ages: 12-17
By (author) Travis Kelly Wilson

Architecture comes in many shapes and sizes. The Aspiring Architect is an activity book that allows students to investigate architectural history, design, games, and geography. Design your own floor plan. Learn about Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. Locate amazing buildings building around the world. The Aspiring Architect is a fun way to explore the World of Architecture.

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Underground

Underground

For ages: 12-17
By (author) David Macaulay

“A straightforward yet fascinating description of the labyrinth beneath the feet of any city dweller. And what a complex covered world David Macaulay reveals! He invents an intersection of two streets and proceeds to show what we all might find if we dared to descend through that Alice-in-Wonderland manhole.” — New York Times Book Review

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