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David Macaulay

Author, Illustrator

(1946 - )

David Macaulay

David Macaulay is a British-born American illustrator and writer. His most famous works have been graphic, nonfiction children’s books about architecture and engineering, some of which have been adapted as public broadcasting hybrid documentaries and animated film dramatizations. For his contribution as a children’s illustrator he was U.S. nominee for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1984 and 2002.



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The Amazing Brain (1984)

What is the human brain like? The authors provide an actual and a metaphorical picture of it.

Author(s): Robert E. Ornstein
Richard F. Thompson
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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Angelo (2002)

An elderly plasterer makes friends with an injured pigeon while restoring the facade of a Roman church.

Author(s): David Macaulay
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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Baaa (1985)

The sheep inherit the earth, but don’t do any better than the proud with it.

Author(s): David Macaulay
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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Big Fat Little Lit (2003)

A collection of short comic book stories by various authors and illustrators.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Crockett Johnson
William Joyce
Walt Kelly
David Macaulay
Various

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Black and White (1990)

A surrealist exercise with four simultaneous, possibly interconnected stories going on. Too clever by half? or The (Caldecott) Emperor’s New Clothes?

1991

Author(s): David Macaulay
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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Building Big (2000)

A survey of large engineering projects.

Author(s): David Macaulay
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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Building the Book Cathedral (1999)

A look at the process of writing and illustrating the author’s first book.

Author(s): David Macaulay
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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Built to Last (2010)

An omnibus including Cathedral, Castle and Mosque.

Author(s): David Macaulay
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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Castle (1977)

A detailed account of the construction of a new castle and town on the Welsh marches.

1978

Author(s): David Macaulay
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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Castle (2013)

A detailed explanation of the building of a castle and town on the Welsh marches. This edition is in color.

Author(s): David Macaulay
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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Castle: How it Works (2012)

A simplified version of the author’s original Castle.

Author(s): David Macaulay
Illustrator(s): Sheila Keenan
David Macaulay

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Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction (1973)

A close look at how cathedrals were built.

1974

Author(s): David Macaulay
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction (2013)

The construction of a great Gothic cathedral, now in full color.

Author(s): David Macaulay
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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Children and Books (1991)

A survey of children’s literature.

Author(s): May Hill Arbuthnot
Zena Sutherland
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay
Et al

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City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction (1974)

A detailed study of Roman city building.

Author(s): David Macaulay
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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Electricity: 50th Anniversary TVA (1983)

A detailed look at the three power generation sources used by the Tennessee Valley Authority - hydroelectric, coal burning and nuclear.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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Eye: How it Works (2013)

A look inside the eye.

Author(s): David Macaulay
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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For Our Children (1991)

This is an anthology of poetry, song and rhymes with illustrations by noted children’s illustrators.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Jan Brett
Tomie dePaola
Michael Hague
Steven Kellogg
David Macaulay
David Wiesner
Et al

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Great Moments in Architecture (1978)

A collection of cartoons on architectural themes.

Author(s): David Macaulay
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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Help! Let Me Out! (1982)

A boy throws his voice, then can’t find it again.

Author(s): David Lord Porter
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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