Underground by David MacaulayUnderground by David Macaulay

Underground

byDavid Macaulay

Paperback | March 23, 1983

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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. We see a network of walls, columns, cables, pipes and tunnels required to satisfy the basic needs of a city's inhabitants.
David Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have sold millions of copies in the United States alone, and his work has been translated into a dozen languages. Macaulay has garnered numerous awards including the Caldecott Medal and Honor Awards, the Boston GlobeaÇôHorn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an Ameri...
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Title:UndergroundFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 11 × 9.25 × 0.39 inPublished:March 23, 1983Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395340659

ISBN - 13:9780395340653

Appropriate for ages: 10

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Text and drawings describe the subways, sewers, building foundations, telephone and power systems, columns, cables, pipes, tunnels, and other underground elements of a large modern city.

Editorial Reviews

A straightforward yet fascinating description of the labyrinth beneath the feet of any city dweller. And what a complex covered world David Macaulay reveals! He invents an intersection of two streets and proceeds to show what we all might find if we dared to descend through that Alice-in-Wonderland manhole." The New York Times "