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THIS IS A HOUSE by Colleen Stanley Bare


by Colleen Stanley Bare & photographed by Colleen Stanley Bare

Pub Date: Aug. 1st, 1992
ISBN: 0-525-65090-3
Publisher: Dutton

A photographic biography of a new house being built on a picturesque hill, from blueprints to clearing the site, excavating, laying the foundation, framing, finishing, and even furnishing. The clear, simple text here tells a little about the process and its magnitude: ``The carpenters...will use 400 pounds of nails....'' The color photos are crisp and bright, showing each step as new crews—carpenters, electricians, plumbers, etc.- -enter the scene. With one minor exception—a different part of the roof is shown than is described in the text—readers will always know just where they are and what's happening. Attractive and entertaining. Glossary. (Nonfiction. 6+)