Avoid Being a Skyscraper Builder

Avoid Being a Skyscraper Builder

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As a builder during America's Great Depression, you'll take any job you can get. But you'd better have a good head for heights, because you're about to start work on what will be the nation's pride and joy: the Empire State Building! This book explores the dizzying and sometimes deadly task of building a skyscraper, focusing specifically on the construction of the Empire State Building. The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding their understanding of the dangerous and back-breaking work involved in constructing a skyscraper.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 212 x 240 x 4mm | 136g
  • SALARIYA BOOK COMPANY LTD
  • Book House
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1906370966
  • 9781906370961
  • 526,926

About John Malam

David Antram was born in Brighton, England, in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time illustrator. He has since illustrated well over 100 titles, mainly for children and young adults, including around 60 in the bestselling 'You Wouldn't Want to Be' series.show more