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The most recent addition to Prestel's acclaimed series, which introduces children to important works of art and architecture, offers a fascinating look at bridges that span the centuries as well as the globe. 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 forinformation. In double-page spreads that highlight importantas well as little-known facts, they will learn about the buildingof the Millau Viaduct, the tallest bridge in the world; how theGolden Gate bridge lives up to its evocative name; the hauntinghistory of Venice's 16th-century Bridge of Sighs, and theingenious construction methods devised by the builders of theBrooklyn Bridge. Vibrantly designed to encourage children tolinger and explore the subject further, this book will appeal tocurious minds, and inspire its young readers to dream and buildon their own.
Number of Pages: 45
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: Children Should Know
Publisher: Prestel Pub
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Brad Finger
Street Date: October 25, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-5638
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