About David Macaulay:
David Macaulay is a British-born American illustrator and writer. His most famous works include Cathedral (1973), The Way Things Work (1988) and The New Way Things Work (1998). His illustrations have been featured in popular, nonfiction books combining text and illustrations explaining architecture, design and engineering. He was a 2006 recipient of a MacArthur Fellows Program award and also a recipient of the Caldecott Medal in 1991 for Black and White (1990).