London, Paris, Moscow, Rome have their wonders,the Towqer of London, the Eiffel Tower, the Metro of Moscow, the Colosseum. Take a tour of these cities and twelve more. Learn their history. Take time for fun in this architectural look and find book.
Book: Where’s the Architect? From Pyramids to Skyscrapers
Author: Suzanne Rebscher
Illustrator: Annabelle von Sperber
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Prestel (2018)
Ages: 4-8; Grades Pre-3
From the top of China’s Great Wall to the base of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, this journey through the world of architecture stops in nearly every continent and travels through centuries. Annabelle von Sperber populates her dynamic and intricate double-page spreads with many details and a hidden architect or important figure on every page that kids will have fun trying to locate. Along the way they’ll learn about the iron workers who built the Empire State building, how many bulbs it takes to light the Eiffel Tower, where the royal jewels are kept at the Tower of London, and why there is so much red and yellow in Beijing’s Forbidden City. Young readers will find themselves fully immersed in this large format book while learning about the incredible architectural wonders that continue to amaze us today.
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