Curious Constructions By Michael Hearst

Curious Constructions By Michael Hearst

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Reading level age: 9 - 12 years
8 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches
112 pages, hardcover
Published by Chronicle


Curious Constructions: A Peculiar Portfolio of Fifty Fascinating Structures By Michael Hearst, illustrated by Matt Johnstone

Curious about constructions? Inside this book, you'll come face-to-face with 50 incredible structures, including: a fire-breathing octopus sculpture; the skateboard ramp you'd need to jump the Great Wall of China; a whole community of tree houses in Costa Rica; and a life size X-Wing Starfighter built of Legos. These and many more fascinating accounts of constructions both fantastically useful and gloriously unnecessary await inquisitive readers, aspiring engineers, and anyone who ever looked at a skyscraper and thought, "Yeah, but what if it had a roller coaster on top?"

This book includes a free signed bookplate when purchased from November 14 to December 31, 2020.

Download a free 6 song EP that goes with the book. Download mp3s and cover art by clicking here. 

Michael Hearst is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and writer. His books include Unusual Creatures, Extraordinary People, and Curious Constructions, each of which includes a companion album. Hearst is also co-director and host of the PBS series Songs For Unusual Creatures, and has composed music for many films including Chicken People, The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin, To Be Takei, and Magic Camp.

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