Mosque by David Macaulay
http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/authors/macaulay/author.shtml gives you information about the author.
October • Full-color illustrationsAll Ages • All Grades96 pages • 9 x 12 ISBN 0-618-24034-9 Nonfiction Picture Book
I labelled this entry recommendation rather than review. #1, it's by a mainstream author and mainstream publisher, Houton Mifflin. I enjoyed reading it, and I'm planning to pass it to a friend of mine who likes architecture and works in construction. It's a wonderful gift for anybody with those kinds of interests. I purchased my copy at AlHambra Productions, www.alhambraproductions.com. The link directly to the books is http://www.alhambraproductions.com/shopping/product_details.php?product_id=366&PHPSESSID=ea92981c3291b7dc3f86cee708254271.
There's even an NPR interview with the author.
Forward to 6 minutes, 30 seconds.
The Saudi-US Relations Information Service produced a review: http://www.saudi-us-relations.org/newsletter2004/saudi-relations-interest-08-20.html.
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Last updated August 18, 2006.