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Bridges: From My Side to Yours
by Jan Adkins
Bridge building is given fascinating life in this accessible, wonderfully illustrated study. Ranging from ancient Rome to the present day, from simple log bridges to marvels of industrial technology, and from well-known landmarks to little-known feats of engineering and art, this book gives readers a new appreciation for that most familiar of structures, the bridge.
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published March 1st 2002 by Roaring Brook Press
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Jan Adkins, called “the consummate teacher” by David Macaulay, is the author and illustrator of more than three dozen books covering history, technology, and many other topics. They include Bridges From My Side to Yours and What If You Met a Pirate. Jan Adkins lives in Novato, California.More about Jan Adkins...