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Toilet: How It Works

Toilet: How It Works( )
Author: Macaulay, David
Keenan, Sheila
Series title:My Readers Ser.
ISBN:978-1-59643-779-1
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Roaring Brook Press
Imprint:David Macaulay Studio
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

Everyone knows what a toilet is for, right? But what exactly happens after you flush? Where does our waste go, and how is it made safe? With his unique blend of informative text and illustration, David Macaulay takes readers on a tour of the bathroom and the sewer system, from the familiar family toilet to the mysterious municipal water treatment plant.

Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Health & Daily Living / Toilet Training
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.44 x 8.98 x 0.29 Inches
Book Weight:0.66 Pounds
Author Biography
Macaulay, David (Author)
David Macaulay was born on December 2, 1946 in Lancashire, England, but moved to Bloomfield, New Jersey when he was 11. He received a bachelor's degree in architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Before becoming an author and illustrator, he worked as an interior designer, a junior high school teacher, and instructor of interior design at RISD from 1969 to 1973.

His first book, Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction, was published in 1973. His other books include City, Castle, Pyramid, Mill, Underground, Mosque, The Way Things Work, Rome Antics, Shortcut,and How Machines Work. He has received numerous awards including a Caldecott Honor Medal in 1991 for Black and White and the Washington Children's Book Guild Award for a Body of Non-Fiction Work in 1977. He won the Royal Society young people¿s book prize for the best science books for children for his book How Machines Work.

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