The Story of Its Construction
ISBN10: 0395175135 ISBN13: 9780395175132 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Published: Sep 19 1973 Pages: 77 Weight: 1.50lbs. Height: 12.25" Width: 9.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
A 1974 Caldecott Honor BookReaders 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).