Amanda Walter

Children’s Books on the Built Environment

With the exception of the immense stock of books about construction, there are relatively few stories about design or cities. Here's a short list.

I have two kids, ages almost 6 and 3, and while they love reading books, I enjoy reading their books as much, if not more, than they do. I love the nostalgia and silliness of Dr. Seuss and Roald Dahl and the clever stories and terms that Mo Willems churns. The way my kids respond to books has shown me the…