The Homes We Build: A World of Houses and Habitats (Hardcover)

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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.

About the Author


Anne Jonas has written non-fiction books for children on a wide range of topics, including history and architecture.

Praise For…


"All in all, this a tremendous book. The Homes We Build is strong on visual appeal and packed with useful information. There really is nothing not to like." GeekDad

"The Homes We Build: A World of Houses and Habitats is filled with toy-like illustrations that reveal the different ways we keep our shelters warm or cooled, dry or hidden, how we deal with different environments, climates, materials, and more. A fascinating architecture and design book that incorporates history, culture, and problem-solving: Super pretty and smart for all ages." TheKidShouldSeeThis.com
Product Details
ISBN: 9781786276483
ISBN-10: 1786276488
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publication Date: August 11th, 2020
Pages: 64