Pyramid by David Macaulay

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Through concise text and richly detailed black and white illustrations we come to know the philosophy of life and death in ancient Egypt.

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David Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have sold millions of copies in the United States alone, and his work has been translated into a dozen languages. Macaulay has garnered numerous awards including the Caldecott Medal and Honor Awards, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, and the Washington Post-Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award. In 2006, he was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, given "to encourage people of outstanding talent to pursue their own creative, intellectual, and professional inclinations." Superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information distinguish all of his books. David Macaulay lives with his family in Vermont.
Published April 26, 1982 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 80 pages
Genres: Young Adult, History, Arts & Photography, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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The mystery of the pyramids is solved before our eyes as Macaulay's minutely detailed free-hand sketches and cross-section diagrams follow the raising of layer after layer of stone blocks.

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