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Mosque

Author: David Macaulay
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile materials
Juvenile works
Picture books
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Macaulay
ISBN: 0618240349 9780618240340 9780547015477 054701547X
OCLC Number: 51336494
Notes: "Walter Lorraine books."
Awards: School Library Journal Best Books (2003).
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Responsibility: David Macaulay.
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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.

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