Most widely held works about David Macaulay
Most widely held works by David Macaulay
The way things work by David Macaulay ( Book )
70 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 14 languages and held by 4,518 libraries worldwide
Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines including a lawn sprinkler, pneumatic drill, electric guitar, and a smoke detector.
Black and white by David Macaulay ( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2990 in 3 languages and held by 4,124 libraries worldwide
Four brief "stories" about parents, trains, and cows, or is it really all one story? The author recommends careful inspection of words and pictures to both minimize and enhance confusion.
Cathedral : the story of its construction by David Macaulay ( Book )
45 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 4,041 libraries worldwide
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.
Castle by David Macaulay ( Book )
39 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 3,975 libraries worldwide
Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a "typical" castle and adjoining town in thirteenth-century Wales.
Pyramid by David Macaulay ( Book )
56 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in 12 languages and held by 3,740 libraries worldwide
Text and black-and-white illustrations follow the intricate step-by-step process of the building of an ancient Egyptian pyramid.
City : a story of Roman planning and construction by David Macaulay ( Book )
40 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 3,076 libraries worldwide
Text and black and white illustrations show how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them.
The new way things work by David Macaulay ( Book )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,985 libraries worldwide
Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines. Includes new material about digital technology.
Underground by David Macaulay ( Book )
19 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 2,420 libraries worldwide
Text and drawings describe the subways, sewers, building foundations, telephone and power systems, columns, cables, pipes, tunnels, and other underground elements of a large modern city.
Building big by David Macaulay ( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,257 libraries worldwide
Why this shape and not that? Why steel instead of concrete or stone? Why put it here and not over there? These are the kinds of questions that David Macaulay asks himself when he observes an architectural wonder. These questions take him back to the basic process of design from which all structures begin, from the realization of a need for the structure to the struggles of the engineers and designers to map out and create the final construction. As only he can, David Macaulay engages readers' imaginations and gets them thinking about structures they see and use every day -- bridges, tunnels, skyscrapers, domes, and dams. In Building Big he focuses on the connections between the planning and design problems and the solutions that are finally reached. Whether a structure is imposing or inspiring, he shows us that common sense and logic play just as important a part in architecture as imagination and technology do. As always, Macaulay inspires readers of all ages to look at their world in a new way.
Mill by David Macaulay ( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 2,237 libraries worldwide
The construction of an early nineteenth-century spinning mill in Rhode Island. Best Books for Junior High Readers. Four different Rhode Island textile mills of the nineteenth century are described in text and excellent drawings. Best Books for Senior High Readers. In a text that uses original sources and many excellent diagrams, 4 different nineteenth-century New England cotton mills are described. Best Books for Children, 6th ed. The construction of an early 19th-century spinning mill in Rhode Island. Best Books for Young Teen Readers. Four different Rhode Island textile mills of the 19th century are described in text & excellent drawings. Bowker Authored Title code. The construction of an early 19th-century spinning mill in Rhode Island. Annotation. The mills at Wicksbridge are imaginary, but their planning, construction, and operation are quite typical of mills developed in New England throughout the nineteenth century.
Mosque by David Macaulay ( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,202 libraries worldwide
An author and artist who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern people, David Macaulay here reveals the methods and materials used to design and construct a mosque in late-sixteenth-century Turkey. Through the fictional story and Macaulay's distinctive full-color illustrations, readers will learn not only how such monumental structures were built but also how they functioned in relation to the society they served.
Unbuilding by David Macaulay ( Book )
11 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in 6 languages and held by 2,194 libraries worldwide
This fictional account of the dismantling and removal of the Empire State Building describes the structure of a skyscraper and explains how such an edifice would be demolished.
The way we work : getting to know the amazing human body by David Macaulay ( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 2,039 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: Many of us spend most of our lives oblivious to even basic information about the most amazing thing we'll ever take for granted-our own bodies. In The Way We Work, David Macaulay gives readers an opportunity to discover just how remarkable the human body really is. This comprehensive and entertaining resource reveals the inner workings of the human body and all of its systems and mechanisms, as only David Macaulay could. Page after page of beautifully illustrated spreads detail everything from cells to the bones and organs they build, clearly explaining the function of each, and offering up-close glimpses, unique cross-sections and perspectives, and even a little humor along the way. This book is for you and everyone you know. It can serve as a reference for children of all ages, families, teachers, and anyone who has questions about how their body works. This informative and engaging guide introduces you to you, and you will come away with a new appreciation of the amazing world inside yourself. When you open the cover you will see how David Macaulay builds a body and explains THE WAY WE WORK. There is no other book like it!
Ship by David Macaulay ( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,905 libraries worldwide
Describes wooden ships or caravels of the fifteenth century and follows archaeologists as they uncover a lost caravel in the Caribbean Sea.
Motel of the mysteries by David Macaulay ( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in English and French and held by 1,674 libraries worldwide
In the year 4022, an amateur archeologist makes an important discovery in the long buried country of Usa that has many humorous parallels to Howard Carter's excavation of Tutankhamen's tomb.
Shortcut by David Macaulay ( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and German and held by 1,662 libraries worldwide
Visual clues provide answers to the mysterious interrelationship of a series of brief stories.
Why the chicken crossed the road by David Macaulay ( Book )
5 editions published between 1967 and 1991 in English and Japanese and held by 1,526 libraries worldwide
By crossing a road, a chicken sets off a series of wild events, in which the Anderson twins blow up their bathroom and the brave young Hooper lad is rolled up and delivered inside an Oriental rug.
Angelo by David Macaulay ( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,518 libraries worldwide
While restoring the front of a church, an old plasterer rescues an injured pigeon and nurses it back to health.
Rome antics by David Macaulay ( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,302 libraries worldwide
A pigeon carrying an important message takes the reader on a unique tour which includes both ancient and modern parts of the city of Rome.
Pyramid ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,171 libraries worldwide
Explore the process of building an ancient Egyptian pyramid and visit various historic sites and rare artifacts, including the mummy of Ramses II.
Antiquities Architecture Architecture, Gothic Building Castles Cathedrals City and town life City planning Civil engineering Civilization Cows Documentary television programs Educational television programs Egypt Empire State Building (New York, N.Y.) Fiction Film adaptations Fortification France Glory of God History Human body Human physiology Imagination Juvenile works Literary recreations Macaulay, David Military engineering Mosques--Design and construction Newspapers Nonfiction television programs Occupations Parent and child Parents Perspective Popular works Puzzles Pyramids--Design and construction Railroad trains Rhode Island Riddles Rome Shipwrecks Technology Textile factories Underground construction Underground utility lines Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wales Wrecking
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