City: A Story Of Roman Planning and Construction, Paperback   -     By: David Macaulay
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City: A Story Of Roman Planning and Construction, Paperback

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1983 / Paperback

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The superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information that distinguish all of David Macaulay's books is nowhere more evident than in this marvelous creation of the imaginary Roman city of Verbonia. Through his impressively detailed drawings and clear descriptive text, Macaulay shows how superbly the Romans built new and exciting, yet functional, cities for the people who were to inhabit them. Recommended for ages 9 and up.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 80
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 1983
Dimensions: 9 X 12 (inches)
ISBN: 0395349222
ISBN-13: 9780395349229
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Ages: 9-12

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Publisher's Description

Text and black and white illustrations show how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them.

Author Bio

David Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have sold millions of copies in the United States alone, and his work has been translated into a dozen languages. Macaulay has garnered numerous awards including the Caldecott Medal and Honor Awards, the Boston GlobeHorn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, and the Washington PostChildrens Book Guild Nonfiction Award. In 2006, he was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, given to encourage people of outstanding talent to pursue their own creative, intellectual, and professional inclinations. Superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information distinguish all of his books. David Macaulay lives with his family in Vermont.

Editorial Reviews

"City charts the planning and building of an imaginary Roman city, 'Verbonia.' Macaulay focuses on the achievement of efficient and rational city planning. His brilliantly individualistic drawings capture the essential quality of the Roman character, the ability to organize." School Library Journal, Starred

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