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ROBYN BOID: ARCHTECT
by Maree Coote


"Kids can love architecture and this book will inspire that."
-- ROBYN ARCHER, AO

"They say form follows function, but this little boid proves the egg comes first!"
--Tony Lee, Robin Boyd Foundation

"A delightful entree into architectural concepts" -- Peter Maddison, Host of Grand Designs Australia

ROBYN BOID: ARCHTECT is a brand new children's picture book by Maree Coote.
Meet Robyn Boid -- a small, dedicated bird who loves to build nests and dreams of becoming an architect. She lives at the University, where she listens to the architecture class through the window each day.
Eager to learn, Robyn practises building all the important architectural shapes, but all the while, she seeks the perfect design for her very own nest. This encouraging tale of creative achievement is centred around the journey of a lovable character. Paired with unique and involving illustrations, this is a gentle introduction to the world of architecture.
Includes: -Teachers notes -Glossary -Hide-and-find fun.


RRP $29.95
ISBN 0-9924917-4-1
About the author

REVIEWED BY KIDS BOOK REVIEW

"This is a brilliant story designed to bring children closer to art..." READ FULL REVIEW HERE



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TEACHERS' NOTES
Further activities for readers, teachers and parents
WORM-FINDER & EGG COUNTER
There are 14 tiny worms hidden in the illustrations, and 34 eggs scattered throughout the pages of the book. Can't find them all?

The Robyn Boid:Architect book launch at The Robin Boyd Foundation Walsh Street House, with celebrity architect and book launcher Peter Maddison from Grand Designs Australia. May 7th, 2017



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