Looking for a fun and endlessly engaging book to introduce architecture to young children? This is it! This delightful book celebrates creativity by pairing images of young children at play with photographs of architectural gems from around the world that mirror the children's creations. Rhyming text, written in the shape of the structures, is perfect for reading aloud. You and your kids will love the endnotes that give fascinating facts about each building and the architect who built it.— Rhonda
A picture book that connects great works of architecture to the ways children build and play.
and growing taller
Pair them with notable structures from around the world and see children's constructions taken to the level of architectural treasures.
Here is a unique celebration of children's playtime explorations and the surprising ways childhood experiences find expression in the dreams and works of innovative architects.
Come be inspired to play-dream-build-discover.
About the Author
CHRISTY HALE has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, including Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building and several other titles for Lee & Low Books. She is also an art educator and 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 in Palo Alto, California. You can visit her online at christyhale.com.