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The Resource The story of buildings : from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and beyond, written by Patrick Dillon ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty

The story of buildings : from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and beyond, written by Patrick Dillon ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty

Label
The story of buildings : from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and beyond
Title
The story of buildings
Title remainder
from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and beyond
Statement of responsibility
written by Patrick Dillon ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the pyramid erected so that an Egyptian pharaoh would last forever to the dramatic, machine-like Pompidou Center designed by two young architects, Patrick Dillon's stories of remarkable buildings and the remarkable people who made them celebrates the ingenuity of human creation."--Amazon.com
Summary
Examines how architecture has evolved over time by looking at buildings that typify each period, from the pyramids and the Parthenon to the Chrysler Building and the Sydney Opera House
Illustration
Award
USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10301499
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dillon, Patrick
Dewey number
690
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1060L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 1060
  • 1060
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
Reading level
7.4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Biesty, Stephen
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Building
  • Buildings
  • Architecture
  • Structural engineering
  • Building
  • Buildings
  • Architecture
  • Structural engineering
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and beyond
Label
The story of buildings : from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and beyond, written by Patrick Dillon ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
1003265
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
95 pages
Isbn
9780763669904
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013943096
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780763669904
  • (OCoLC)852457550
Label
The story of buildings : from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and beyond, written by Patrick Dillon ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
1003265
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
95 pages
Isbn
9780763669904
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013943096
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780763669904
  • (OCoLC)852457550

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