Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winner, The Boston Globe/The Horn Book Magazine
Fanfare, Horn Book Magazine
Best Children's Books of the Year, Bank Street College of Education
Children's and Young Adult Book Award, International Reading Association (IRA)
Notable Children's Book, American Library Association (ALA)
A picture book that connects great works of architecture to the ways children build and play.
and growing taller
Pair them with notable structures from around the world and see children's constructions taken to the level of architectural treasures.
Here is a unique celebration of children's playtime explorations and the surprising ways childhood experiences find expression in the dreams and works of innovative architects.
Come be inspired to play-dream-build-discover.
About the Author
CHRISTY HALE has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, including Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building and several other titles for Lee & Low Books. She is also an art educator and has introduced young readers to the lives and works of many artists through Instructor magazine's Masterpiece of the Month feature and accompanying workshops. Hale lives with her husband in Palo Alto, California. You can visit her online at christyhale.com.