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How can a poem inspire you to build with blocks? Find out in Block City!
Be inspired by the classic poem, "Block City," by Robert Louis Stevenson, featuring richly colorful illustrations by Anne Baasch.
This volume of hands-on fun inspired by classic literature includes: "Block City", Folk Songs, Building Projects, & Math Activities
Enjoy the follow-up activities created by Dawn Heston, author, parent and educator with the whole family. Block City is part of the series Building Connections.
Also Available: Block sets from partners in education, TIMBERWORKS TOYS, for hands-on fun.
For an extended version, check out Cities by the Sea, where you will enjoy Block City AND travel to cities by the sea around the world while finding several fun activities along the way.
|Publisher:||Songbird Publishing LLC|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.07(d)|
About the Author
Robert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13, 1850. He spent his childhood in Edinburgh, Scotland, but traveled widely in the United States and throughout the South Seas. The author of many novels, including The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Kidnapped, The Black Arrow, and Treasure Island, he died in 1894.
Daniel Kirk has written and illustrated numerous books, including Hush, Little Alien; Bigger; Humpty Dumpty; Jack and Jill; Moondogs; and Snow Family. In addition he has illustrated two poetry collections; Go! and Dogs Rule!; and several titles by other authors, namely Chugga Chugga Choo Choo and My Truck Is Stuck by Kevin Lewis, and Hello, Hello! by Miriam Schlein. Kirk lives in New Jersey with his wife, author-illustrator Julia Gordon, and three teenage children.
Date of Birth:November 13, 1850
Date of Death:December 3, 1894
Place of Birth:Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:Vailima, Samoa
Education:Edinburgh University, 1875