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Frank Lloyd Wright for kids : his life and ideas

Author: Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2014.
Series: --for kids (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An engaging, kid-friendly exploration of America's leading architect and his work This revised and updated edition of a longstanding classic, Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids, details the life, times, and work of the celebrated architect. Through simple, kid-friendly prose and anecdotes, author Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen describes the influences of Wright's Wisconsin childhood filled with nature, music, and close family  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thorne-Thomsen, Kathleen.
Frank Lloyd Wright for kids.
Chicago : Chicago Review Press, ©2014
Named Person: Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen
ISBN: 9781613744772 1613744773 9781613744758 1613744757
OCLC Number: 881887238
Description: 1 online resource (146 pages).
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Time Line; 1. Growing Up; Learn How Nature Grows Above and Below the Ground; 2. Finding a Job; Learn More about the Basic Geometric Shapes; 3. Learning to be an Architect; Explore Symmetry; 4. A Home and Studio; Find the Hidden Shapes; 5. Family Life; Fold a Paper Cup from Basic Geometric Shapes; 6. The Prairie Houses; Cook Frank Lloyd Wright's Favorite Breakfast; Make a Miniature Japanese Kite; Discover Patterns Made with Shapes; 7. The Robie House; Read Architectural Plans to Solve a Maze; 8. Leaving Oak Park. Experiment with ColorsCompare the Design of Houses; 9. A New Beginning; Draw Realistic and Abstract Flowers; Make a Model Textile Block from Plaster; 10. Modern Architecture; Design a City; Build a Cantilever and a Model of Fallingwater with Graham Crackers; Listen for Sounds Made by Water; Design with Hexagons; 11. Houses for Young People; Search for Clues to the History of Old Houses; 12. Final Years; Plan a Spring Festival; Plan a Winter Festival; Work a Crossword Puzzle; Frank Lloyd Wright House to Visit; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover.
Series Title: --for kids (Chicago, Ill.)
Responsibility: Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen.
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An engaging, kid-friendly exploration of America's leading architect and his work This revised and updated edition of a longstanding classic, Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids, details the life, times, and work of the celebrated architect. Through simple, kid-friendly prose and anecdotes, author Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen describes the influences of Wright's Wisconsin childhood filled with nature, music, and close family ties; his strug.

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