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13 Bridges Children Should Know

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Description for 13 Bridges Children Should Know Hardcover. The most recent addition to Prestel's acclaimed series, which introduces children to important works of art and architecture, is a fascinating look at bridges that span the centuries as well as the globe. Series: 13 Series. Num Pages: 48 pages, 60 colour. BIC Classification: 5AH; YNA; YNTB. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 289 x 249 x 12. Weight in Grams: 588.
The bridges profiled in this engaging book for young readers have achieved legendary status. Filled with photographs, plans, drawings and informative texts it explores the fascinating history, construction, design and significance of 13 renowned structures in a manner that will appeal to children hungry for information. In double-page spreads that highlight important as well as little-known facts, they will learn about the building of the Millau Viaduct, the tallest bridge in the world; how the Golden Gate bridge lives up to its evocative name; the haunting history of Venice's 16th-century Bridge of Sighs, and the ingenious construction methods devised by ... Read more

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13 Series
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Munich, Germany
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About Brad Finger
Brad Finger is an art historian based near Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of 13 Modern Artists Children Should Know and 13 American Artists Children Should Know (both by Prestel).

Reviews for 13 Bridges Children Should Know
"Each book in this kid-friendly series showcases 13 notable artists or architects; important works (from bridges to Sculpture); or movements within the fields of art, fashion, and architecture. These comprehensive, visually appealing books are international in scope and always intelligently written."
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