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- 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 absolutely delighted to see the subject of this new book! I will be purchasing two copies for my elementary school library, and will be encouraging my 4th...
- 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 toured two houses he designed. Fallingwater, his most famous structure, is in Pennsylvania and is one that I cannot wait to visit. I was definitely biased go...
- 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.
- Thank you to #kidlitexchange for providing me with a advance reading copy of this book. All opinions and reviews are my own.Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater was a dream realized. This book is embodies that dream. Harshman and Smucker’s vivid descriptions of the building of this masterpiece pull the reader into Wright’s dream and bring it to life. My favorite line is from the construction of Fallingwater: “The scaffolding is knocked away-...
- Lyrical story of the building of Falling Waters, home of the Kaufmann merchandising dynasty and located outside of Pittsburgh. As seen though through the eyes of its architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, this architectural beauty become a character taking a life of its own.Both Harshman and Smucker are gifted writers and wrote a beautiful story, reminiscent of Leonard's Horse by Jean Fritz.
- I like the approach this nonfiction book takes on telling the history of one of the most famous houses in the world. Having visited the site, and while reading this text, I could hear the soothing sounds of falling water that surely delighted the Kaufmanns so many years ago. And continues to delight visitors today!
- Dreams of falling water...leads to Fallingwater for architect Frank Lloyd Wright and department store owner Edgar Kaufmann. "A house like no other,where sun can shine,where balconies fly,where falling wateris heard from every room."I had already wanted to visit this remarkable house. Now my desire is more intense!
- How Fallingwater came to be built.From advanced reader copy.