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Bridges: A Picture Book

Bridges: A Picture Book

Current price: $19.99
Publication Date: March 28th, 2023
Publisher:
Abrams Books for Young Readers
ISBN:
9781419756818
Pages:
48
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Description

Explore bridges around the world—and how they unite us—in this gorgeously illustrated nonfiction picture book

Bridges can be high or low, long or short, straight or curvy. Some are designed to blend in, while others stand out. But each one tells a story: a reminder of our history, a testament to ingenuity and engineering, an invitation to imagine the possibilities of the future. Literally and symbolically, bridges connect us—to new places, new cultures, and new people.

With poetic text and sweeping illustrations, Marc Majewski delivers a unique, accessible look at bridges all around the world: from San Francisco’s incredible Golden Gate to the Victoria Falls Bridge connecting Zambia and Zimbabwe to England’s Tower Bridge and Japan’s Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge and many in between. Both informational and thought-provoking, Bridges shows how these awe-inspiring structures unite the manmade and natural worlds, and how they bring humanity together.

About the Author

Marc Majewski is a French author and illustrator based in Berlin. As a child, Majewski discovered a passion for drawing and painting through the works of Gustave Doré, Maurice Sendak, Quint Buchholz, and Symbolist painters. After obtaining a degree in literature and arts, he studied illustration and painting for two years. Majewski’s first book, Un Beau Voyage, was published in 2016. Majewski is passionate about the environment and loves painting landscapes and scenes from the natural world.

Praise for Bridges: A Picture Book

***STARRED REVIEW***
“A soaring visual tribute. Grand and thought-provoking.”
— Kirkus

***STARRED REVIEW***
“A unique book to pull in every reader, regardless of their prior knowledge of the subject. A worthy purchase.”
— School Library Journal