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13 Architects Children Should Know

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Description for 13 Architects Children Should Know Hardcover. This lively and engaging volume in Prestel's successful "Children Should Know" series opens a door onto the fascinating world of architecture. Num Pages: 48 pages, 60 colour. BIC Classification: 5AF; YNA; YNTB. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 248 x 277 x 11. Weight in Grams: 606.
Buildings of every shape and size and from all corners of the world, populate this colourful and beautifully produced book that introduces children to history's most iconic architectural feats and the people behind them. In lively illustrated spreads, young readers will learn how Christopher Wren reconstructed an 11th-century cathedral after London's great fire of 1666 to become the St Paul's Cathedral that we know today and how its dome survived the Blitz. They will find out how Thomas Jefferson, in building his plantation, Monticello, created a new architecture for a new nation. They will be introduced to the genius of ... Read more

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About Florian Heine
Florian Heine, born in 1965, studied art history, communication studies and psychology in Munich. He works as a freelance photographer in the fields of art, theatre, advertising and industry and has had several exhibitions. He lives in Munich.

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"Each architects entry includes a concise biography, illustrations of major works, additional information about the buildings pictured, suggestions for further reading, and online resources that will satisfy the most curious minds." -San Diego Family Magazine "This handsome book offers young people an informative introduction to architecture." -Carolyn Phelan, Booklist

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