Robots

by Bergin, Mark, 1961-

Format: Print Book 2001
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies
Available (4)
Location Collection Call #
Brentwood Library Juvenile Non-fiction J 629.89 B45
Location  Brentwood Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-fiction
 
Call Number  J 629.89 B45
 
 
Penn Hills Library Juvenile Oversize j q 629.8 BER
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Oversize
 
Call Number  j q 629.8 BER
 
 
Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Non-Fiction j 629.892 B
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 629.892 B
 
 
South Fayette Township Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 629.892 BER
Location  South Fayette Township Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  J 629.892 BER
 
 
Summary
The Series meets National Curriculum Standards for: Science: Earth and Space Science History and Nature of Science Life Science Science and Technology Science in Personal and Social Perspectives Social Studies: People, Places, & Environments Production, Distribution, & Consumption Science, Technology, & Society Time, Continuity, & Change
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "This large-format book from the How to Draw series spotlights robots, from a security droid and a land walker to flying, combat, human, and mutant mecha. Though the subject will certainly catch the interest of younger children, the treatment is better suited to those with a bit of experience. Early double-page spreads offer instruction in creating perspective from different viewpoints as well as information about drawing tools and materials. Later spreads focus on rendering specific robots, with drawings typically shown in four stages, progressing from basic forms to details and shading. Arrows connect instructions to the specific areas under discussion. A glossary defines art-related terms such as chiaroscuro, proportion, and fixative as well as the subject term mecha ( walking robots controlled by a pilot, often appearing in science fiction ). Using only shades of brown and black, Bergin creates robots that many readers will want to imitate and then shows them how to do so.--Phelan, Carolyn Copyright 2008 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Fast forward (Danbury, Conn.)
Subjects Robots -- Juvenile literature.
Robots.
Publisher New York :Franklin Watts,2001
Contributors Salariya, David.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
ISBN 0531146162
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