Young Frank Architect - the exhibition catalogue from MoMA available to buy at Museum Bookstore

Young Frank Architect

Regular price £10.99

'a gorgeous example of multi-layered children's storytelling -- part showcase of MoMA's architecture and design collection, and part allegory for architectural innovation' - Archinect

Spread from Young Frank Architect

Young Frank is an architect. He lives with his grandfather, Old Frank, who is also an architect and his spotted dog, Eddie. Using anything he can get his hands on; macaroni, pillows, toilet paper, shoes, Young Frank likes to build buildings that twist, chairs with zig zag legs and even entire cities. But Old Frank disapproves, saying architects only build buildings. 

Hoping to give a lesson in design professionalism, Old Frank takes Young Frank on a trip to MoMA, where they find inspiration in their kindred Franks (Gehry and Lloyd Wright).

  • Author: Frank Viva
  • Age range: 4-7 years
  • Hardcover: 40 pages
  • Date published: September 2013
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-0870708930
  • Product Dimensions: 29.8 x 22.9 cm

'The perfect present for children who spend supper time making palm trees out of bananas and piling their vegetables into wobbly tower blocks'

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Young Frank Architect