Fallingwater: The Building of Frank Lloyd Wright's Masterpiece by Marc Harshman

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Title : Fallingwater: The Building of Frank Lloyd Wright's Masterpiece
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ISBN : 1596437189
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 48 pages


Eve rated it ★★★★☆

December 04, 2017

"A house like no other, where sun can shine, where balconies can fly, where falling water is heard from every room." Gorgeous non-fiction read about how Wright was inspired to build the fabulous Fallingwater home in 1934. Now I feel inspired to visit this masterpiece at some point.

Krista the Krazy Kataloguer rated it ★★★★☆

November 15, 2017

I never imagined there would be a children's book about Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece, but here it is. Authors Harshman and Smucker describe how Wright was commissioned to build the house by department store magnate Edgar Kaufmann, and how he planned and arranged to...

Madeleine (Top Shelf Text) rated it ★★★☆☆

November 26, 2017

Thanks to Kid Lit Exchange and the publisher for the review copy, all opinions are my own. Falling Water is a newly released biographical picture book about Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterpiece. “Like a lantern glowing in the trees, the house hangs in the darkness.” From daydreams to rea...

Kate rated it ★★★★★

July 14, 2017

Thanks to Macmillan Children's Publishing for providing me with a review copy of this book - all opinions are my own.  As a school librarian in Wisconsin, I have a large number of students every year choosing Frank Lloyd Wright as their topic for their Wisconsin Heritage Fair projects, so I was ab...

Tasha rated it ★★★★☆

November 18, 2017

This picture book focuses on just one on Frank Lloyd Wright’s buildings, Fallingwater. It looks at the process that Wright used to design the building, from viewing the site itself to thinking for a very long time about what he would design. It was at the very last moment that Wright actually put...

Lindsay rated it ★★★☆☆

January 27, 2018

Thank you to the publisher and KidLit Exchange for providing me with a free review copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own. Having been to this home and knowing a bit about the story, I was excited to read this children's title. The illustrations are very good...

Stephanie rated it ★★★★☆

January 15, 2018

The inspiration for Frank Lloyd Wright's famous house is examined in this lovely picture book. Why build on a waterfall? How should one build on a waterfall? These questions and what it takes to answer them are at the crux of this examination of the creative process. Pham's gorgeous watercolor an...

Amber rated it ★★★★★

August 26, 2017

Thank you KidLitExchange for the opportunity to review this book, free from the publisher. Several years ago, I read Loving Frank, an adult book about Frank Lloyd Wright's life. Since reading it, I have been so intrigued and have visited two of Wright's homes (Oak Park and Taliesen East) and tour...

Michele rated it ★★★★★

October 24, 2017

I really did not know much about Frank Lloyd Wright before, and although not a look at his whole life, I liked the concentration on this particular piece of architecture. Gorgeous illustrations from the extremely talented LeUyen Pham.

June rated it ★★★★☆

February 23, 2018

I have visited Fallingwater several times over my life and just loved it. I grew up living blocks from his Robie House. Though I think the book is a little misleading in that the first paragraph could make the reader think that Fallingwater was near the end of his career while he went on to desig...

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