David Macaulay

David Macaulay

David Macaulay was born on December 2, 1946, in Lancashire, England. After moving to Bloomfield, New Jersey, at age eleven and beginning to draw seriously, he attended high school in Cumberland, Rhode Island, until 1964, when he graduated and began college at the Rhode Island School of Design. He spent his fifth year at RISD studying in Rome, Herculaneum, and Pompeii, and he then recieved his bacherlor's degree in architecture.

He published his first book, Cathedral, in 1973, after a brief period of teaching and designing in various positions. Cathedral, a pen-and-ink illustrated history of the constuction of a typical Gothic cathedral, launched a series of similar works, including City (1974), Pyramid (1975), Underground (1976), Castle (1977), Unbuilding (1980), Mill (1983), and Mosque (2003). Macaulay was also the illustrator for The Way Things Work (1988, text by Neil Ardley), for which he provided humorous and ingenious drawings.

Macaulay has received numerous awards for his works, including the Caldecott Medal Award for his book, Black and White (1990), the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, the Washington Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award, and two Hans Christian Anderson Award nominations. Cathedral, Castle, and Pyramid have been turned into PBS television programs, which Macaulay hosted, and his books, translated into a dozen languages, have sold over 2 million copies in the United States alone. David Macaulay now lives in Rhode Island with his family.

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Angelo
by David Macaulay
1st edition from Sandpiper Books
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: CPB-03)
Black and White
by David Macaulay
from Houghton Mifflin
for Preschool-3rd grade
1991 Caldecott Medal winner
in Clearance: Picture Books (Location: ACL-PIC)
Castle
by David Macaulay
from Graphia
Architecture for 4th-8th grade
1978 Caldecott Honor Book
in Middle Ages (Location: B02-04A)
Castle: How it Works
My Readers Level 4
by David Macaulay
from Macmillan
for 1st-3rd grade
in Early Readers (Location: CPB-05E)
Cathedral
by David Macaulay
2nd edition from Houghton Mifflin
for 4th-6th grade
in Middle Ages (Location: B02-04A)
Cathedral
by David Macaulay
from Houghton Mifflin
Architecture for 4th-8th grade
1974 Caldecott Honor Book
in Middle Ages (Location: B02-04A)
$9.59
Cathedral
by David Macaulay
First Edition from Houghton Mifflin
for 4th-6th grade
in Middle Ages (Location: B02-04A)
City
by David Macaulay
from Houghton Mifflin
for 4th-8th grade
in Ancient Rome (Location: B02-03C)
Macaulay Package
by David Macaulay
from Houghton Mifflin
for 4th-8th grade
in Architecture & Sculpture (Location: ART-03C)
Mill
by David Macaulay
from Houghton Mifflin
for 4th-8th grade
in 19th Century America (Location: B01-11C)
Mosque
by David Macaulay
1st edition from HMH Books for Young Readers
for 4th-8th grade
in Middle Ages (Location: B02-04A)
Mosque
by David Macaulay
from Houghton Mifflin
for 4th-6th grade
in Middle Ages (Location: B02-04A)
Motel of the Mysteries
by David Macaulay
from Houghton Mifflin
Humor for 4th-8th grade
in Science Fiction (Location: A07-01A)
Pyramid
by David Macaulay
from Houghton Mifflin
Ancient Egyptian Architecture for 4th-8th grade
in Ancient Egypt (Location: B02-02D)
Pyramid
by David Macaulay
First Edition from Houghton Mifflin
for 5th-10th grade
in Ancient Egypt (Location: B02-02D)
Unbuilding
by David Macaulay
from Graphia
for 3rd-6th grade
in Architecture & Sculpture (Location: ART-03C)
Underground
by David Macaulay
from Houghton Mifflin
for 4th-8th grade
in Architecture & Sculpture (Location: ART-03C)
Way Things Work Now
by David Macaulay & Neil Ardley
3rd edition from Houghton Mifflin
for 4th-10th grade
in How Things Work (Location: BSR-14D)
Way We Work
by David Macaulay
1st edition from Houghton Mifflin
for 4th-6th grade
in Human Anatomy & Physiology (Location: BSR-13A)