Mill, Paperback   -     By: David Macaulay
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Mill, Paperback

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1989 / Paperback

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This book gives children information about the planning, construction, and operation of the mills of long ago. The mills of Wicksbridge are imaginary but are typical of those developed throughout New England during the Nineteenth Century. The large pages and detailed illustrations give children a better knowledge of the art of mill building. Recommended for ages 8 to 12.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 128
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 1989
Dimensions: 9 X 12 (inches)
ISBN: 0395520193
ISBN-13: 9780395520192
Ages: 9-12

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Publisher's Description

The mills at Wicksbridge are imaginary, but their planning, construction, and operation are quite typical of mills developed in New England throughout the nineteenth century.

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 Globe–Horn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, and the Washington Post–Children’s 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.

Publisher's Weekly

This is another strikingly original lesson in history from the widely praised author/illustrator; the construction of a mill in a 19th-century Rhode Island town is ``eloquently'' depicted in text and ``artistic, meticulous'' drawings, said PW. All ages. (Oct.)

Editorial Reviews

"Well-researched, ambitious, and absorbing, this is another first-rate history lesson from a practiced, perfectionist hand." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review

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