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|Title: Pyramid, Paperback|
By: David Macaulay
Number of Pages: 112
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 1982
|Dimensions: 9 X 12 (inches)|
Weight: 13 ounces
Stock No: WW21407
The construction and use of ancient Egyptian pyramids is beautifully and clearly outlined by David Macaulay, the acclaimed creator of How Things Work.
Pyramid is a strong resource for readers looking to expand their knowledge of ancient Egyptian civilization, history, and architecture.
Award-winning author-illustrator David Macaulay explores the philosophy of life and death in ancient Egypt through richly detailed black-and-white illustrations and clear, concise text.
Though created with middle grade readers in mind, all with interest in the topic will enjoy this impressive look at what many consider to be one of the most awesome of humankind's creations.
New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year * Boston Globe-Horn Book Award * Christopher Award
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.
"David Macaulay's brilliant Pyramid shows, detail by detail, how the great pharaohs' burial places were conceived and constructed. His draftsmanship is unexcelled, and his book is pharaonic in opulence and design." — Time
"Riveting, entertaining, and instructive. Will undoubtedly find favor among young and old." — Publishers Weekly
"He's done it again. An outstanding book." — Bulletin of the Center for Childrens Books
"Another tour de force." — School Library Journal
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