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The homes we build : a world of houses and habitats / [text by] Anne Jonas ; [illustrations by] Lou Rihn.

Jonas, Anne, (author.). Rihn, Lou, (illustrator.). Barbour, Philippe (Translator), (translator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Upper Skagit Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781786276483
  • ISBN: 1786276488
  • Physical Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm.
  • Publisher: London, England : Laurence King Publishing, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First published in French under the title: Habiter le monde by Anne Jonas, Lou Rihn in 2019, ©ditions de la Martini©·re, Paris."
Formatted Contents Note:
Creating shade and keeping cool -- Combating the cold -- Keeping out the wind and rain -- Protecting homes from extreme events -- Blending in with the landscape -- Concealed in the landscape -- Creating new landscapes -- Gathering together in a landscape -- Living in far-flung corners -- Building ever higher -- Rainbow residences -- Floating homes -- Journeying through the landscape -- A home from time to time -- Who are the builders? -- Making sure all is well -- Recycled houses -- Many people under one roof -- Surprising Japanese houses -- Wacky homes.
Summary, etc.:
Learn how humans have built dwellings to suit all kinds of habitats. Adapting themselves to all kinds of landscapes and climates, over the centuries humans have used their architectural ingeniousness to build amazing dwellings: find them here, from houses on stilts and igloos to tree houses and skyscrapers. Fully illustrated with clear, engaging artwork and intelligent, simple and original text presented in a clean, appealing design.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8+.
Language Note:
Translated from the French by Philippe Barbour.
Subject: Dwellings > Juvenile literature.
Architecture > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Picture books for children.

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