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The 2016 offering from Big Picture Press's Welcome to the Museum series, Botanicum is a stunningly curated guide to plant life. With artwork from Katie Scott of Animalium fame,... Read more
The 2016 offering from Big Picture Press's Welcome to the Museum series, Botanicum is a stunningly curated guide to plant life. With artwork from Katie Scott of Animalium fame, Botanicum gives readers the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the pages of a beautiful book.
From perennials to bulbs to tropical exotica, Botanicum is a wonderful feast of botanical knowledge complete with superb cross sections of how plants work.
Beautiful book which is apparently for kids but it's too beautiful to not be appreciated by all. Not only is this book lovely to behold but it also has some interesting information. A lovely idea to bring the museum to you, highly recommended.
Illustrator: Katie Scott graduated from University of Brighton in 2011. Her work draws influences from traditional medical and botanical illustration, both in aesthetic and subject matter. Her work plays with the ideas of scientific uncertainty and speculation, fabricating the inner and outer workings of the world. Her illustrations depict a familiar yet fantasy vision of plants, humans and minerals.
Author: Professor Katherine (Kathy) J. Willis is Director of Science at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, where she spearheaded the launch of Kew's Science Strategy 2015-2020. Kathy is also Professor of Biodiversity in the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford and an adjunct Professor in Biology at the University of Bergen. She previously held the Tasso Leventis Chair of Biodiversity at Oxford and was founding Director of the Biodiversity Institute. Kathy's research interests focus on the relationship between long-term ecosystem dynamics and environmental change. Kathy has published extensively and has authored or co-authored over 100 scientific publications, including the landmark book The Evolution of Plants, now in its second edition. In August 2015, Kathy was awarded the prestigious Michael Faraday Prize from the Royal Society for her excellent work in science communication.
Packed with creatures great and small, from the tiniest insect to the mighty lion, this beautiful colouring book is perfect for all animal-lovers. Colour in the animals, complete the scenes and learn incredible facts along the way. ...
Welcome to the museum! There are more than 160 animal specimens to be
discovered in Animalium, the first in a series of virtual museums. Wander the
galleries - open 365 days a year - and discover a collection of curated exhibits on
every page, accompanied by informative text. Each chapter features a different
branch of the tree of life, from the simple sponge to the enormous elephant.
This elegant mini edition of the bestselling Animalium is the perfect gift for animal-lovers or anyone who appreciates beautiful books. Wander the galleries - open 365 days a year - and discover a collection of curated exhibits on every page, accompanied by informative text. Each chapter features a different branch of the tree of life, from the simple sponge to the enormous elephant. Welcome to...
How did earth emerge on our planet? What are the different forms in which it appears? The importance of recycling and the risks we take with the accumulation of waste and pollution. Numerous tips on the things we can do to protect our planet. Preserving the environment for the benefit of all those - people, plants and animals - that inhabit our planet Earth.This Collection is the result of an...
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