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David Macaulay | Crossing on Time: Steam Engines, Fast Ships, and a Journey to the New World

d macaulayAward-winning author/illustrator David Macaulay guides readers through the history that culminated in the building of the most advanced of steamships, the SS United States. Crossing On Time is a tour de force of the art of explanation with a touching and surprising personal childhood story.

“There’s a sense of wonder in David Macaulay’s work. It’s fresh and genuine.” -- The Washington Post

David Macaulay has a BA in architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design and has written/illustrated twenty five books -- Cathedral was his first. He’s probably best known for The Way Things Work Now . He’s received a MacArthur Fellowship, the Caldecott Medal and the Christopher Award, among many others. He lives with his family just around the corner from the bookstore!

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We will launch this new book in the Multipurpose Room at Marion Cross School. Reservation are not needed but if you know you will want to get a book signed, please let us know so we are sure to have enough books! We are happy to arrange to have a copy autographed if you are not able to join us.

Event date: 
Friday, May 10, 2019 - 4:00pm
Event address: 
Marion Cross School
22 Church Street
Norwich, VT
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$24.99
ISBN: 9781596434776
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)
Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 7th, 2019

David Macaulay, co-creator of the international bestseller The Way Things Work, brings his signature curiosity and detailing to the story of the steamship in this meticulously researched and stunningly illustrated book.