The Way We Work: Getting to Know the Amazing Human Body

Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books - Published in 2008. Book details:format: hardcoverpublication date: 10/7/2008Pages: 336Reading Level: Age 10 and Up Now an out-of-print Collectible Book With Sewn Binding.





Built to Last

HMH Books for Young Readers - Houghton Mifflin. Macaulay has revised texts based on new research, created gorgeous new drawings, in some cases wholly re-imagined scenes from the books—bringing Castle and Cathedral to life in full-color for the very first time. This new book—inspired by three classic, award-winning books—reveals the how and why behind some of the most fascinating and enduring structures humankind has ever created.

. The resulting illustrations add to the reader’s understanding of these buildings, capturing intriguing new perspectives and a depth of detail in structure and atmosphere. This impeccably researched volume is not only a necessary addition to the bookshelf of any David Macaulay or architecture fan, but will delight readers of all ages who are experiencing his work for the first time.





The Way Things Work Now

HMH Books for Young Readers - An entertaining reference book for readers of all ages - Adults, too! This sweepingly revised edition embraces all of the latest developments, from touchscreens to 3D printer. Each scientific principle is brilliantly explained--with the help of a charming, if rather slow-witted, woolly mammoth. An illustrated survey of significant inventions closes the book, along with a glossary of technical terms, and an index.

. Encourages reading, exploration, an interest in science and engineering. A new york times bestseller explainer-in-chief David Macaulay updates the worldwide bestseller The New Way Things Work to capture the latest developments in the technology that most impacts our lives. Famously packed with information on the inner workings of everything from windmills to Wi-Fi, this extraordinary and humorous book both guides readers through the fundamental principles of machines, and shows how the developments of the past are building the world of tomorrow.

The Way Things Work Now - Wrap your brain around some of the most amazing technology of our world! Large book full of illustrated explanations of how hundreds of machines work. Explanations accompanied by easy-to-understand, detailed illustrations. What possible link could there be between zippers and plows, remote control and rockets, jumbo jets and jackhammers, dentist drills and windmills? Parking meters and meat grinders, electric guitars and egg beaters? Macaulay explains them all.

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The New Way Things Work

HMH Books for Young Readers - To help make sense of the computer age, David Macaulay brings us The New Way Things Work. Each scientific principle is brilliantly explained--with the help of a charming, if rather slow-witted, woolly mammoth. With an entirely new section that guides us through the complicated world of digital machinery, this revised edition embraces all of the newest developments, where masses of electronic information can be squeezed onto a single tiny microchip, from cars to watches.

The information age is upon us, baffling us with thousands of complicated state-of-the-art technologies. Explanations accompanied by easy-to-understand, detailed illustrations. An entertaining reference book for readers of all ages - Adults, too! Encourages reading, exploration, an interest in science and engineering.

The New Way Things Work - Houghton Mifflin. This completely updated and expanded edition describes twelve new machines and includes more than seventy new pages detailing the latest innovations. Wrap your brain around some of the most amazing technology of our world! Large book full of illustrated explanations of how hundreds of machines work.





Underground

HMH Books for Young Readers - David macaulay takes us on a visual journey through a city's various support systems by exposing a typical section of the underground network and explaining how it works. Large book full of illustrated explanations of how hundreds of machines work. Wrap your brain around some of the most amazing technology of our world!

We see a network of walls, cables, columns, pipes and tunnels required to satisfy the basic needs of a city's inhabitants. Explanations accompanied by easy-to-understand, detailed illustrations. Houghton Mifflin. An entertaining reference book for readers of all ages - Adults, too! . Encourages reading, exploration, an interest in science and engineering.





The Way Things Work

Publisher Resources Inc - Wrap your brain around some of the most amazing technology of our world! Large book full of illustrated explanations of how hundreds of machines work. Highly descriptive. Encourages reading, exploration, an interest in science and engineering. Beautifully illustrated. Well researched. Explanations accompanied by easy-to-understand, detailed illustrations.

An entertaining reference book for readers of all ages - Adults, too! From levers to lasers, from cameras to computers, this 384-page volume is a remarkable overview of the machines and inventions that shape our lives, amusingly presented with a large dose of Macaulay's wit and personality. A book to be treasured as both a browsing item and as a gold mine of reference information.

The Way Things Work - School library journal, starred review ala best book for young adults ala notable Book Boston Globe/Horn Book Award Horn Book Fanfare Selection Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year School Library Journal Best Books of the Year Houghton Mifflin.





How Machines Work: Zoo Break!

DK Children - Beautifully illustrated. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Spreads highlight the use of simple machines in everyday objects, mixers and whisks, such as scissors and clocks, bikes and brakes, while the story contains clear and simple text to engage the reader. Well researched. Their efforts are brought to life through novelty elements including pop-ups, and lift-the-flaps, pull-outs, allowing readers to explore in greater depth how and why machines work.

Houghton Mifflin. Award-winning artist david macaulay introduces readers to his hilarious new creations, inclined planes, wedges, pulleys, How Machines Work: Zoo Break! uses models and illustrations to demonstrate the technology of six simple machines: levers, in How Machines Work: Zoo Break!Complete with a unique jacket with an interactive compound machine incorporating several of the simple mechanisms featured in the book, Sloth and Sengi, screws, and wheels.

How Machines Work: Zoo Break! - Follow the mad antics of sloth and his sidekick Sengi as they try to find their way out of the zoo with the help of machines. An entertaining reference book for readers of all ages - Adults, too! Encourages reading, exploration, an interest in science and engineering. Highly descriptive. Explanations accompanied by easy-to-understand, detailed illustrations.

Large book full of illustrated explanations of how hundreds of machines work.





Pyramid

HMH Books for Young Readers - Highly descriptive. Well researched. An entertaining reference book for readers of all ages - Adults, too! Beautifully illustrated. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Explanations accompanied by easy-to-understand, detailed illustrations. Large book full of illustrated explanations of how hundreds of machines work.

Through concise text and richly detailed black and white illustrations we come to know the philosophy of life and death in ancient Egypt. Encourages reading, exploration, an interest in science and engineering. Houghton Mifflin. Houghton Mifflin. Wrap your brain around some of the most amazing technology of our world!





City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction

HMH Books for Young Readers - An entertaining reference book for readers of all ages - Adults, too! . Large book full of illustrated explanations of how hundreds of machines work. Beautifully illustrated. Wrap your brain around some of the most amazing technology of our world! Well researched. Houghton Mifflin. Highly descriptive. Houghton Mifflin.

Explanations accompanied by easy-to-understand, detailed illustrations. Text and black and white illustrations show how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them. Encourages reading, exploration, an interest in science and engineering. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley.

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Toilet: How It Works

Square Fish - Large book full of illustrated explanations of how hundreds of machines work. Everyone knows what a toilet is for, and how is it made safe? with his unique blend of informative text and illustration, David Macaulay takes readers on a tour of the bathroom and the sewer system, right? But what exactly happens after you flush? Where does our waste go, from the familiar family toilet to the mysterious municipal water treatment plant.

Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Explanations accompanied by easy-to-understand, detailed illustrations. Houghton Mifflin. Celebrated author-illustrator and master explainer David Macaulay brings his unique voice and style to high-interest nonfiction books for newly independent readers. Beautifully illustrated.

Toilet: How It Works - Highly descriptive. Well researched. Encourages reading, exploration, an interest in science and engineering. An entertaining reference book for readers of all ages - Adults, too! A kirkus reviews best Book of 2013 Houghton Mifflin. Houghton Mifflin. Square Fish.





Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction

HMH Books for Young Readers - An entertaining reference book for readers of all ages - Adults, too! Houghton Mifflin. Beautifully illustrated. Harcourt Brace and Company. Highly descriptive. Houghton Mifflin. Large book full of illustrated explanations of how hundreds of machines work. Readers worldwide recognize Caldecott Medal winner David Macaulay's imaginary Cathedral of Chutreaux.

Wrap your brain around some of the most amazing technology of our world! . Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. This title has been selected as a common Core text exemplar Grades 6–8, Mathematics, Informational Texts: Science, and Technical Studies. This critically acclaimed book has been translated into a dozen languages and remains a classic of children's literature and a touchstone for budding architects.

Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction - Explanations accompanied by easy-to-understand, detailed illustrations. Square Fish. Houghton Mifflin. Journey back to centuries long ago and visit the fictional people of twelfth-, like Cathedral, and fourteenth-century Europe whose dreams, thirteenth-, stand the test of time. Encourages reading, exploration, an interest in science and engineering.

Cathedral's numerous awards include a prestigious Caldecott Honor and designation as a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year for Macaulay's intricate pen-and-ink illustrations.