City by David Macaulay

Over the period of 125 years, a city was laid out and built in northern Italy.

City

Castle by David Macaulay

When the King of England presented one of his nobles with land in Wales, a castle and village had to be built to protect the land.

Castle

Mill by David Macaulay

A series of cotton mills were built along a New England river throughout the 1800s, and every step is shown with a beautiful pen-and-ink drawing.

Mill

Underground by David Macaulay

In a combination of descriptive text and detailed ink drawings, Macaulay shows all the systems in place under streets to keep cities moving smoothly.

Underground

Unbuilding by David Macaulay

This is a picture story of the demolition of the Empire State Building in New York City.

Unbuilding

Over a span of nearly a hundred years, the people of a town in Europe work together to build a cathedral to give glory to God.

Cathedral

Very soon after the pharoah began his reign, he also began his plans for the afterlife—read this book to see how his pyramid grew.

Pyramid

Wonderful, colored line drawings and descriptive text show all the stages in the building of a mosque in the late 1500s.

Mosque

With text and color paintings, the story of a ship’s building, loss and rediscovery is told, as a typical example of Spanish treasure ships.

Ship