13 Bridges Children Should Know
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13 Bridges Children Should Know

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The bridges profiled in this engaging book for young readers have achieved legendary status. Filled with photographs, plans, drawings and informative texts it explores the fascinating history, construction, design and significance of 13 renowned structures in a manner that will appeal to children hungry for information. In double-page spreads that highlight important as well as little-known facts, they will learn about the building of the Millau Viaduct, the tallest bridge in the world; how the Golden Gate bridge lives up to its evocative name; the haunting history of Venice's 16th-century Bridge of Sighs, and the ingenious construction methods devised by the builders of the Brooklyn Bridge. Vibrantly designed to encourage children to linger and explore the subject further, this book will appeal to curious minds, and inspire its young readers to dream and build on their own.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 240 x 280 x 10.16mm | 544.31g
  • Munich, Germany
  • English
  • 60 Illustrations, color
  • 3791372408
  • 9783791372402
  • 308,226

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"Each book in this kid-friendly series showcases 13 notable artists or architects; important works (from bridges to Sculpture); or movements within the fields of art, fashion, and architecture. These comprehensive, visually appealing books are international in scope and always intelligently written." --Booklist About the series
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About Brad Finger

Brad Finger is an art historian based near Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of 13 Modern Artists Children Should Know and 13 American Artists Children Should Know (both by Prestel).
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