The World Is Not A Rectangle

The World Is Not A Rectangle

A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid

Book - 2017 | First edition.
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A Washington Post Best Children's Book of 2017
Parents' Choice Recommended

Get to know Zaha Hadid in this nonfiction picture book about the famed architect's life and her triumph over adversity from celebrated author-illustrator Jeanette Winter.

Zaha Hadid grew up in Baghdad, Iraq, and dreamed of designing her own cities. After studying architecture in London, she opened her own studio and started designing buildings. But as a Muslim woman, Hadid faced many obstacles. Determined to succeed, she worked hard for many years, and achieved her goals--and now you can see the buildings Hadid has designed all over the world.
Publisher: New York : Beach Lane Books, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781481446693
Branch Call Number: J 720.92 Hadid-W
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly colour illustrations ; 24 cm


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ArapahoeBetsy Dec 18, 2017

Talented author, Jeanette Winter, highlights another inspiring true story for children. This biography tells of Zaha Hadid, a female, Arab architect, who successfully turned her dreams into incredible buildings all over the world. Simple text and beautiful illustrations make it appealing for preschool and up.

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