Up Goes the Skyscraper (New & Updated) (Hardcover)
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See how a skyscraper is built from the ground up in this new and updated edition of a classic from Gail Gibbons, the most popular science writer for kids in grades PreK-2.
From the architectural drawings to the foundation to ironworkers building 30 stories up, learn how skyscrapers are built step-by-step. This new edition includes the latest building techniques and has been vetted by an expert.
Author of over 120 nonfiction books for kids, including Tool Book and How a House is Built, and with hundreds of thousands of books sold, Gail Gibbons continues to bring science to kids in this inside look at skyscrapers.
About the Author
According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers on a wide range of subjects. As an artist and a previous graphic designer for SNL, she brings educational information to life with bright, clear illustrations. Her many honors include the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.