Dreaming Up by Christy Hale
A Celebration of Building

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A collection of illustrations, concrete poetry, and photographs that shows how young children’s constructions, created as they play, are reflected in notable works of architecture from around the world.

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"CHRISTY HALE has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, including several for Lee & Low Books. Dreaming Up is the second book for which she is also the author. As an art educator, Hale has introduced young readers to the lives and works of many artists through Instructor magazine's Masterpiece of the Month feature and accompanying workshops. Hale lives with her husband and their daughter in Palo Alto, California."
Published April 1, 1996 by Lee & Low Books. 40 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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With a celebratory tone, Hale cleverly structures this unusual picture book by matching a series of lively concrete poems and vignettes of young children at play (creating simple structures of all types) with carefully selected photos of complementary, emblematic 20th- and 21st-century structures.

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