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By Ian Graham
From the Ancient Pyramids to the Eiffel Tower, get ready to take a close-up look at man-made structures. Super Structures is a unique interactive book that not only traces the history but also explores the science behind these incredible engineering feats. In addition, the book is accompanied by a model...
The third title in a series of process books, this stylishly illustrated book explains how our homes are supplied with electricity, water and gas. A sequel to Lunchbox: The Story of Your Food and Where Do Clothes Come From? by Chris Butterworth and Lucia Gaggiotti, this stylishly illustrated book explains...
By Tammy Enz
Uses engaging nonfiction text and hands-on projects to help young readers explore real-life structure and tower engineering projects, including the science behind how these buildings are planned and built.
The titles in this series explore and explain how wonders of the ancient and modern worlds were built. The books describe the design stages and technologies used during construction and explain the design changes or problems builders faced along the way.
By Steve Martin
Architect Academy gives kids the know-how to plan and draw all sorts of structures, from bridges to parks and pyramids. Activities range from designing a residential street, how to read floor plans and the basics of interior design. The Toolbag section contains all sorts of goodies, such as stickers, a...
By Ian Graham
Features the most amazing building designs since 1900. From the Empire State Building to modern design, this book charts the story of design that led to some amazing games and gadgets. It also looks at the needs that prompted their design, the architects responsible for breaking boundaries and the technology...