Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House

by Annalise Bekkering
     
 

With its gigantic white sails and its picturesque setting, the Sydney Opera House has captured the imagination of the world. Ever since humans first developed tools, they have been building, and the world is now decorated with structures of all kinds. The Structural Wonders series identifies some of the world's best-known structures, exploring their history, the

Overview

With its gigantic white sails and its picturesque setting, the Sydney Opera House has captured the imagination of the world. Ever since humans first developed tools, they have been building, and the world is now decorated with structures of all kinds. The Structural Wonders series identifies some of the world's best-known structures, exploring their history, the people responsible for their creation, and the science behind their construction. Each title features informative text, colorful photographs and maps, insightful sidebars, and a timeline detailing the steps toward construction. Quizzes and further research sources encourage readers to learn more about these fascinating structures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590369371
Publisher:
Weigl Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/2008
Series:
Structural Wonders Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
11 - 14 Years

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