Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids: His Life and Ideas
Over half a century after Frank Lloyd Wright worked on his last project, his influence is felt in American architecture, design, and even pop culture. In this revised and updated second edition of a Parents Choice Award winner, young architecture buffs learn all about Wright's childhood influences, including nature, music, and close family ties, and his struggles to find work as a young architect. They follow along as Wright develops the unique style that led him ot the top of his profession and learn details of masterpieces such as the Robie House, Hollyhock House, Fallingwater, the Guggenheim, and many others. They also discover lesser-known works - including a dog house! - and learn about Wright's sometimes controversial private and public lives, as well as the people and movements that influenced him, providing a well-rounded portrait of this complex American icon.
Twenty-one inspiring activities, a new time line, glossary, bibliography, and list of current houses to visit make the second edition of Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids an engaging and comprehensive resource for kids interested in architecture, history, and art.
Paperback, 144 pages. Size: 11" x 8.5" x 0.4"
Ages 9 and up, Grades 4-6