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Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building (edition 2012)

by Christy Hale

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Title:Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building
Authors:Christy Hale
Info:Lee & Low Books (2012), Hardcover, 40 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:Kid, Youth, Architecture, Building, Play, Poetry, Art, Notable

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The book shows different structures around the world. There are also kids shown building this structures. The main objective is to show creativity.
Age 2-5
Source: Pierce collage
  Marlene28 | May 1, 2015 |
A beautiful introduction to architecture. Shape poems accompany pictures of children building, with photos of related architecture on the facing page. Very cleverly done! I want to use this at the beginning of our architecture unit for third grade. ( )
  Turrean | Feb 15, 2014 |
Five stars for the concept, the photos, and the back matter, three stars for the execution of everything else. The poems in particular added the least for me. I thought the connections between the children's building materials and the photographs were exciting enough to not need any extra underlining from the poems. ( )
  MelissaZD | Dec 31, 2013 |
Five stars for the concept, the photos, and the back matter, three stars for the execution of everything else. The poems in particular added the least for me. I thought the connections between the children's building materials and the photographs were exciting enough to not need any extra underlining from the poems. ( )
  MelissaZD | Dec 31, 2013 |
Clever, celebratory, and child-friendly. ( )
  Sullywriter | Apr 3, 2013 |
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"A collection of concrete poetry, illustrations, and photographs that shows how young children's constructions, created as they play, are reflected in notable works of architecture from around the world. Includes biographies of the architects, quotations, and sources"--Provided by publisher.… (more)

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