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Macaulay, David

Works: 581 works in 2,348 publications in 10 languages and 77,740 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Fiction  History  Humorous fiction  Picture books  Popular works  Puzzles and games  Reference works  Instructional and educational works 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Host, Illustrator, Contributor, Artist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ7.M1197, FIC
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The way things work by David Macaulay( Book )

126 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 7,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines including a lawn sprinkler, pneumatic drill, electric guitar, and a smoke detector
Castle by David Macaulay( Book )

63 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 6,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and detailed drawings follow the planning and construction of a "typical" castle and adjoining town in thirteenth-century Wales
Cathedral : the story of its construction by David Macaulay( Book )

172 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based loosely on the buillding of Chatres cathedral, the drawings explain wonderfully clearly the mechanics of it all
Black and white by David Macaulay( Book )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 4,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four brief "stories" about parents, trains, and cows, or is it really all one story? The author recommends careful inspection of words and pictures to both minimize and enhance confusion
Pyramid by David Macaulay( Book )

146 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 4,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and black-and-white illustrations follow the intricate step- by-step process of the building of an ancient Egyptian pyramid
City : a story of Roman planning and construction by David Macaulay( Book )

115 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and black and white illustrations show how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them
Underground by David Macaulay( Book )

44 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The way we work : getting to know the amazing human body by David Macaulay( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Many of us spend most of our lives oblivious to even basic information about the most amazing thing we'll ever take for granted-our own bodies. In The Way We Work, David Macaulay gives readers an opportunity to discover just how remarkable the human body really is. This comprehensive and entertaining resource reveals the inner workings of the human body and all of its systems and mechanisms, as only David Macaulay could. Page after page of beautifully illustrated spreads detail everything from cells to the bones and organs they build, clearly explaining the function of each, and offering up-close glimpses, unique cross-sections and perspectives, and even a little humor along the way. This book is for you and everyone you know. It can serve as a reference for children of all ages, families, teachers, and anyone who has questions about how their body works. This informative and engaging guide introduces you to you, and you will come away with a new appreciation of the amazing world inside yourself. When you open the cover you will see how David Macaulay builds a body and explains THE WAY WE WORK. There is no other book like it!
Mosque by David Macaulay( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An author and artist who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern people, David Macaulay here reveals the methods and materials used to design and construct a mosque in late-sixteenth-century Turkey. Through the fictional story and Macaulay's distinctive full-color illustrations, readers will learn not only how such monumental structures were built but also how they functioned in relation to the society they served
Building big by David Macaulay( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and Russian and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Companion volume to PBS series which originally aired October 2000
Unbuilding by David Macaulay( Book )

46 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fictional account of the dismantling and removal of the Empire State Building describes the structure of a skyscraper and explains how such an edifice would be demolished
Mill by David Macaulay( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The construction of early 19th-century spinning mills in Rhode Island. The mills at Wicksbridge are imaginary, but their planning, construction, and operation are quite typical of mills developed in New England throughout the nineteenth century
Ship by David Macaulay( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes wooden ships or caravels of the fifteenth century and follows archaeologists as they uncover a lost caravel in the Caribbean Sea
Motel of the mysteries by David Macaulay( Book )

28 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in English and French and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 4022, an amateur archeologist makes an important discovery in the long buried country of Usa that has many humorous parallels to Howard Carter's excavation of Tutankhamen's tomb
Built to last by David Macaulay( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the how and why behind some of the most fascinating and enduring structures humankind has ever created
Shortcut by David Macaulay( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visual clues provide answers to the mysterious interrelationship of a series of brief stories
Angelo by David Macaulay( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While restoring the front of a church, an old plasterer rescues several injured pigeons and nurses them back to health
Why the chicken crossed the road by David Macaulay( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 2019 in English and Chinese and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By crossing a road, a chicken sets off a series of wild events, in which the Anderson twins blow up their bathroom and the brave young Hooper lad is rolled up and delivered inside an Oriental rug
Toilet : how it works by David Macaulay( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a tour of the bathroom and the sewer system, from the family toilets to municipal water treatment plants
Rome antics by David Macaulay( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pigeon carrying an important message takes the reader on a unique tour which includes both ancient and modern parts of the city of Rome
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CastleCathedral : the story of its constructionBlack and whitePyramidCity : a story of Roman planning and constructionUndergroundThe way we work : getting to know the amazing human bodyMosque
Alternative Names
David Alexander Macaulay

David Alexander Macaulay il·lustrador estatunidenc

David Macaulay

David Macaulay Amerikaans schrijver

David Macaulay amerikansk arkitekt och författare

David Macaulay amerikansk arkitekt og skribent

David Macaulay architecte, auteur et illustrateur d'ouvrages documentaires pour la jeunesse

David Macaulay illustratore e scrittore britannico

David Macaulay ilustrador estadounidense

David Macaulay ilustrator amerikan

David Macaulay US-amerikanischer Architekt, Kunsthistoriker und Grafiker

David Macaulay نویسنده آمریکایی

Macaulay, David

Macaulay, David 1946-

Macaulay, David Alexander 1946-

Maqūlay, Dāfīd

Маколей, Дэвид

דייוויד מקולי

דייוויד מקולי מאייר אמריקאי

دافيد ماكولاي

ديفيد ماكولاى

ديفيد ماكولاي رسام توضيحي أمريكي

ماكولاي, دافيد

டேவிட் மெக்காலே

데이비드 맥컬레이

매콜리, 데이비드 1946-

맥컬레이, 데이비드 1946-

머컬리, 데이빗 1946-




マコ-レイ, デビッド 1946-

マコーレイ, デイヴィッド

マコーレイ, デビッド


English (543)

German (162)

Spanish (122)

French (93)

Chinese (16)

Italian (16)

Catalan (7)

Korean (6)

Russian (2)

Portuguese (1)