Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction Revised Edition  -     By: David Macaulay
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Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction Revised Edition

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 2013 / Hardcover

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 80
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 10.88 X 8.50 (inches)
ISBN: 054410000X
ISBN-13: 9780544100008
Availability: In Stock

Publisher's Description

In this first-ever standalone full-color edition, retrace the intricate step-by-step process of a cathedral's construction in light of newly researched information. This richly illustrated book shows the intricate step-by-step process of a cathedral's growth.

This title has been selected as a Common Core text exemplar (Grades 6 – 8, Informational Texts: Science, Mathematics, and Technical Studies).

Author Bio

Critically acclaimed illustrator, David Macaulay, has created more than twenty books for children, among them, Castle (a Caldecott Honor Book), Cathedral, Black and White (a Caldecott medalist), The Way We Work and The Way Things Work (a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner). David Macaulay lives with his family in Vermont. 

Editorial Reviews

"This marvelous book recreates the building of a French Gothic cathedral from the hewing down of half a forest to the placement of the last sheet of lead on the spire. Macaulay uses voluminous knowledge and pen-and-ink sketches accompanied by a brief clear narrative." Time Magazine

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