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Frank Lloyd Wright for kids
Thorne-Thomsen, Kathleen.
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago : Chicago Review Press, [1994]

Physical Description:
v, 137 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Provides an introduction to the life and work of the architect and includes activities and recipes based on his life and art.
Biography: Growing up -- Finding a job -- Learning to be an architect -- A home -- A studio -- The prairie houses -- The Hollyhock House -- Fallingwater -- Activities: Cooking Frank Lloyd Wright's favorite breakfast -- Learning how nature grows above and below the ground -- Learning more about the basic geometric shapes -- Finding the hidden shapes within the objects -- Discovering patterns made with shapes -- Learning about symmetry -- Comparing the design of houses -- Interviewing a long-time resident of your neighborhood -- Searching for clues to the history of old houses -- Reading architectural plans to solve a maze -- Drawing realistic and abstract flowers -- Making a paper flower from basic geometric shapes -- Experimenting with colors -- Building a cantilever and a model of Fallingwater with Graham crackers -- Making a model textile block from plaster -- Listening for sounds made by water -- Working a crossword puzzle -- Designing a city -- Finding hexagons in nature -- Planning seasonal festivals -- Planning a field trip to a Frank Lloyd Wright house -- Bibliography and answers.
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