Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building

Christy Hale


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Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winner, The Boston Globe/The Horn Book
Fanfare, The Horn Book
Best Children's Books of the Year, Bank Street College of Education
Children's and Young Adult Book Award, International Literacy Association (ILA)
Notable Children's Book, Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

A picture book that connects great works of architecture to the ways children build and play.

on cup
s tacking up,
smaller, smaller,
and growing taller!

Children building-
Concrete poetry-

Pair them with notable structures from around the world and see children's constructions taken to the level of architectural treasures.

Here is a unique celebration of children's playtime explorations and the surprising ways childhood experiences find expression in the dreams and works of innovative architects.

Come be inspired to play-dream-build-discover!

Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Published: 10/01/2012
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.82lbs
Size: 9.20h x 9.00w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9781600606519
Age: Ages 4-8

Award: Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards - Honor Book
Award: Kentucky Bluegrass Award - Nominee
Award: Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Award - Winner
Award: Alabama Camellia Award - Nominee
Award: Young Hoosier Book Award - Nominee
Award: Monarch Award - Nominee

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 09/15/2012
School Library Journal 10/01/2012 pg. 115
Kirkus Best Children's Books 11/15/2012 pg. 61
Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2013 pg. 64
Booklist 01/01/2013 pg. 88
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2013 pg. 10 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style

About the Author

Christy Haleis the author and illustrator of several acclaimed children's books, including four published by Lee & Low, and she has illustrated numerous other award-winning picture books as well. Hale also works in the children's book field as an art director, a designer, and an educator, offering programs at schools, libraries, and museums. She lives with her husband in Palo Alto, California. You can learn more about her at christyhale.com.

CHRISTY HALE has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, including Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building and several other titles for Lee & Low Books. She is also an art educator and has introduced young readers to the lives and works of many artists through Instructor magazine's Masterpiece of the Month feature and accompanying workshops. Hale lives with her husband in Palo Alto, California. You can visit her online at christyhale.com.