Toilet: How It Works

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David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan

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Celebrated author-illustrator and master explainer David Macaulay brings his unique voice and style to high-interest nonfiction books for newly independent readers.

Everyone knows what a toilet is for, right? But what exactly happens after you flush? Where does our waste go, and how is it made safe? With his unique blend of informative text and illustration, David Macaulay takes readers on a tour of the bathroom and the sewer system, from the familiar family toilet to the mysterious municipal water treatment plant.

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David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan

David Macaulay received his bachelor of architecture degree from Rhode Island School of Design. In January 1973, Macaulay went to France to work on the first of his twenty-five books, Cathedral. He then constructed a colonial Roman town (City, 1974), erected monuments to the Pharaohs (Pyramid, 1975), dissected the maze of subterranean systems below and essential to every major city (Underground, 1976), built a medieval fortress (Castle, 1977), and dismantled the Empire State Building (Unbuilding, 1980). Macaulay is perhaps best known for The Way Things Work (1988). It was followed by Black and White (1990) for which he won the 1991 Caldecott Medal. A revised edition of The Way Things Work was published in 1998 followed by Building BigMosque, and most recently, The Way We Work (2008).

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Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Roaring Brook Press
David Macaulay Studio
September 2013
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781596437807
ISBN10: 1596437804
Beginning Reader
6 x 9 inches, 32 pages, Full color throughout
Age Range: 4 to 6
Grade Range: p to 1
$3.99

Hardcover

Hardcover
Roaring Brook Press
David Macaulay Studio
September 2013
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781596437791
ISBN10: 1596437790
Beginning Reader
6 x 9 inches, 32 pages, Full color throughout
Age Range: 4 to 6
Grade Range: p to 1
$15.99
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