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Author Thorne-Thomsen, Kathleen.
Title Frank Lloyd Wright for kids / Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen.
Pub Info Chicago : Chicago Review Press, c1994.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 720.92 THO     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript v, 137 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 137).
Contents 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.
Summary 21 activities.
Subject Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 -- Juvenile literature.
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959.
Architects -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Learning by discovery -- Juvenile literature.
Perceptual learning -- Juvenile literature.
Architects.
Architecture.
ISBN 9781556522079 : $14.95
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