Botanicum

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Botanicum
Written by Kathy Willis
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763689238
ISBN-13: 9780763689230
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Botanicum

author: Kathy Willis
illustrator: Katie Scott

The 2017 offering from Big Picture Press's Welcome to the Museum series, Botanicum, is a brilliantly 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.

Discover more than 160 exhibits in this virtual museum, open all hours.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$35.00 / $47.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763689238 /  9780763689230
on sale date:
03/2017
type/format:
Non-Fiction / Hardback
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
112 / 10 11/16" x 14 9/16"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
 
subjects:
Nature; Science & Nature;
author’s comments:
Kathy Willis is the director of science at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, England. She is also a professor of biodiversity in the zoology department at the University of Oxford and an adjunct biology professor at the University of Bergen. She has authored or co-authored more than one hundred scientific publications, including the landmark book The Evolution of Plants. This is her first book for younger readers.
illustrator’s comments:
Katie Scott studied illustration at the University of Brighton before moving to London. Her clients include the New York Times and Nike, and her album cover for Bombay Bicycle Club was nominated for Best Album Artwork at Britainís NME Awards.
 
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