A delightful story chronicles the adventures of a wren as he seeks to build the ultimate birdhouse. Learn about architectural style coast to coast in a childishly charming book that is a blast of color from front to back. Expose your child to concepts of classic design as diverse as Georgian Revival and log cabin, Art Deco and Arts & Crafts. Children will see their environment, whether their own home or the town they are driving through, in a whole new light. This is a book you'll want to read aloud together time and again. Early reader?ges 5-8.
LouLou is Lou Marshall, an illustrator, muralist, and product designer specializing in creating happy havens for children. Her commercial and residential one-of-a-kind environments have been featured on national television and in magazines and books. Tina Skinner has authored lots of big, serious books about architecture and design for adults. This is her first book to bring the joy and beauty of architecture to children.