David Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have sold millions of copies in the United States alone, and his work has been translated into a dozen languages.
Macaulay has garnered numerous awards including a Caldecott Medal (for Black and White in 1990) and two Caldecott Honor Awards, (for Cathedral: The Story of its Construction in 1973 and for Castle in 1978) two Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards (for Pyramid in 1975 and for The Way Things Work in 1989), the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, and the Washington Post–Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award. In 2006, he was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, given “to encourage people of outstanding talent to pursue their own creative, intellectual, and professional inclinations.”
Superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information distinguish all of his books. David Macaulay lives with his family in Vermont