Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids is an engaging, kid-friendly exploration of America's leading architect and his work. Author Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen details the life, times, and work of the celebrated architect through simple prose and anecdotes, The book describes the influences of Wright's Wisconsin childhood filled with nature, music, and close family ties; his struggles to find work as a young architect; the unique style that led him to the top of his profession; and masterpieces such as the Robie House, Hollyhock House, Fallingwater, the Guggenheim, and many others. Budding young architects will delve into architectural and design concepts while having fun through 21 hands-on projects, such as creating an edible model of Fallingwater, making a miniature Japanese kite, reading an architectural plan, and much more.
Author: Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen
Paperback - 11 in. x 8.5 in.
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Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen is an author who specializes in writing and designing books and websites for museums, historical sites, and educational organizations.