City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction

City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction

by David Macaulay

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Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547348025
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 10/24/1983
Sold by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
Lexile: 1100L (what's this?)
File size: 131 MB
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Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

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.

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"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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