The Resource Frank Lloyd Wright for kids: : his life and ideas, Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen, (electronic resource)

Frank Lloyd Wright for kids: : his life and ideas, Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen, (electronic resource)

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Frank Lloyd Wright for kids: : his life and ideas
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Frank Lloyd Wright for kids:
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his life and ideas
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Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen
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eng
Summary
An engaging, kid-friendly exploration of Americas leading architect and his work, this revised and updated edition of a longstanding classic, Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids, details the life, times, and work of the celebrated architect. Through simple, kid-friendly prose and anecdotes, author Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen describes the influences of Wrights Wisconsin childhood filled with nature, music, and close family ties; his struggles to find work as a young architect; the unique style that led him to the top of his profession; and masterpieces such as the Robie House, Hollyhock House, Fallingwater, the Guggenheim, and many others. Also discussed are Wrights sometimes-controversial private and public life and the people and times that influenced him and vice-versa, with new sidebars on topics such as the Chicago and Bauhaus schools of architecture, Friedrich Froebel and his toy blocks that enchanted Wright as a child, and the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. Budding architects will delve into architectural and design concepts while having fun through 21 hands-on projects, such as creating an edible model of Fallingwater, making a miniature Japanese kite, reading an architectural plan, and much more. A time line, glossary, bibliography, and list of houses to visit are also included
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Midwest
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720.92
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
Series statement
For Kids series
Target audience
juvenile
Frank Lloyd Wright for kids: : his life and ideas, Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen, (electronic resource)
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Frank Lloyd Wright for kids: : his life and ideas, Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource.
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9781613744772
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11333891
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11333891
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