Cathedral: the story of its construction
Readers worldwide recognize Caldecott Medal winner David Macaulay's imaginary Cathedral of Chutreaux. This critically acclaimed book has been translated into a dozen languages and remains a classic of children's literature and a touchstone for budding architects. Cathedral' s numerous awards include a prestigious Caldecott Honor and designation as a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year for Macaulay's intricate pen-and-ink illustrations.
Journey back to centuries long ago and visit the fictional people of twelfth-, thirteenth-, and fourteenth-century Europe whose dreams, like Cathedral, stand the test of time.
This title has been selected as a Common Core text exemplar (Grades 6-8, Informational Texts: Science, Mathematics, and Technical Studies).
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|Full title||cathedral the story of its construction|
|Last Update||2018-06-24 04:46:55AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-06-25 04:41:04AM|
|author2-role||Houghton Mifflin Company, Macaulay, David|Illustrator|
|detailed_location_aacpl||Glen Burnie Library - Children's Nonfiction, Glen Burnie Library - Withdrawn from the collection, Linthicum Library - Nonfiction, Severn Library - Oversized books|
|display_description||Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Chutreaux during the thirteenth century. The craftsmen were the master quarryman, the master stone cutter, the master sculptor, the master mortar maker, the master mason, the master carpenter, the master blacksmith, the master roofer, and the master glass maker.|
|isbn||9780395175132, 9780395316689, 9780808507666|
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|record_details||ils:a63125|Book|Books||English|Houghton Mifflin Co.,|c1973.|77 p. : ill. ; 31 cm.|
|subject_facet||Architecture, Gothic, Architecture, Gothic -- Juvenile literature, Cathedrals, Cathedrals -- Juvenile literature, Glory of God -- Juvenile literature|
|title_display||Cathedral : the story of its construction|
|title_full||Cathedral : the story of its construction / David Macaulay|
|title_sub||the story of its construction|
|topic_facet||Architecture, Gothic, Cathedrals, Glory of God|