Lighthouses, bridges, windmills – such constructions are rarely in focus, but this series will make things different. Seemingly trivial buildings turn out to be real objects of art and engineering masterpieces!
How does a lighthouse work? What is the purpose of a lighthouse? What does a lighthouse keeper do? What is inside a light tower? What is the lamp's power in it? How does a simple lamp give such a strong light ray?
PRIZES 2019 Best Information Book award at the STEAM Children’s Book Prize (UK) 2019 Nomination for the Kate Greenaway Medal (UK) 2021 The Prix Sorcières Shortlist, Non-Fiction (France) 2021 Architecture Book for Children Award by the Architecture Academy (France) 2021 Peter Pans silverstjärna (Sweden)
RIGHTS SOLD English, German, French, Swedish, Simplified Chinese, Italian
KEY SELLING POINTS
Combination of science, culture, history, and adventures.
Interesting facts about ancient and intriguing constructions: lighthouses, bridges, windmills.
It’s the quickest trip all over the world to see the best works by the best engineers and architects from different epochs and cultures.
Encourages interest in STEAM.
Non-fiction, Series Age: 6+ Pages: 64 Size: 220*297 mm Published in 2017 by Samokat