Category:

 Earth Science

Series:Putting the Planet First

From recycling drinking water to green transport links and renewable energy sources, cities can be adapted and built to be sustainable in all sorts of ways. In Putting the Planet First: Sustainable Cities, discover how people around the world are working all t... read more

PUBLICATION MAY 2017

Eco-Cities (Putting the Planet First)
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This newest addition to Prestel's acclaimed series, which introduces children to important works of art and architecture, takes young readers around the world to investigate how tall buildings are constructed and what makes them so appealing. There's som... read more

13 Skyscrapers Children Should Know
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Category:

 Design & Architecture

This is a highly readable book about architecture, lavishly illustrated with sixteen intricate cross sections. From straw huts to skyscrapers, palaces to arts centres, The Story of Buildings takes us on a journey across continents and over centuries. Patrick Dillon s... read more

PUBLICATION APRIL 2014

The Story of Buildings
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Children will be utterly absorbed by this journey through the history of architecture, from the earliest mud huts to today's soaring towers. Chronologically arranged, this large-format book gives each iconic building its own double-pag... read more

From Mud Huts to Skyscrapers: Architecture for Children
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Discover Mega Structures (Wonders of Learning Box Set)
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24 of the world's leading designers contribute one object each for kids to make themselvesFor the young makers in the family, this beautifully designed handbook offers 24 unique and practical objects for kids to make and use. Each project... read more

PUBLICATION MAY 2018

Now Make This: 24 DIY Projects by Designers for Kids
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Want to know more about the buildings around you? Can't tell a Doric from a Corinthian column? Interested in how the Egyptians built the pyramids, and how on earth a dome stays up? Then this book is for you. Packed with absorbing fa... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2015

Cool Architecture: 50 Fantastic Facts for Kids of All Ages
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A spectacular visual tour of the world's greatest buildings "Great Buildings" takes you to an amazing tour of 50 of the world's architectural masterpieces from the Houses of Parliament to the Sydney Opera House. ... read more

Great Buildings: The World's Architectural Masterpieces Explored and Explained
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Learn about home construction and teamwork as three unlikely friend work together to build a miniature house! How to Build a House continues to follow the adventures of the three unlikely frie... read more

PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2016

How to Build a House: A Colossal Adventure of Construction, Teamwork, and Friendship (Technical Tales)
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Late in 1939 a chance meeting between Penguin founder, Allen Lane, and natural history publisher, Noel Carrington, changed the future of children's publishing with the formation of a series called 'Puffin Picture Books'. The first four titles appeared in 1940 and the series quickly established a reputa... read more

Puffin By Design: 70 Years of Imagination 1940 - 2010
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If you are tired of London, are you really tired of life? 30-Second London agrees with Dr. Johnson's famous statement, taking the history of one of the most diverse cities on Earth and looking at the forces that shaped it, from the first trac... read more

30- Second London: The 50 Key Visions, Events and Architects
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Category:

 Design & Architecture

Series:Design Line

The third title in a series of concertina fold-out books features more than sixty iconic pyramids, castles and skyscrapers and other examples of architectural excellence. The history of architecture is illuminated with a visually accessible timeline... read more

PUBLICATION MARCH 2016

Pyramids, Pillars and Palaces (Design Line)
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