I could spend hours upon hours just gazing and soaking up these lush and realistic illustrations. Along side these gorgeous full-color plates is a text rich in information about the environment, life cycles, habitats, and evolution of hundreds of animals.
It's the perfect primer for introducing and fostering a love of animals, science, museums, and art in children of all ages. This is the kind of book that will stay in your collection for years to come. A true treat for the senses.
Animalium presents the animal kingdom in glorious detail with illustrations from Katie Scott, an unparalleled new talent. Welcome to the Museum is a series of books set on the "walls" of the printed page, showcasing the world's finest collections of objects -- from natural history to art. Open 365 days a year and unrestricted by the constraints of physical space, each title in this series is organized into galleries that display more than 200 full-color specimens accompanied by lively, informative text. Offering hours of learning, this first title within the series -- Animalium -- presents the animal kingdom in glorious detail with illustrations from Katie Scott, an unparalleled new talent.
About the Author
Jenny Broom studied painting at the Slade School of Art before becoming a writer and editor. She lives in London. Katie Scott studied illustration at Brighton University and has since worked with the BBC, the New York Times, Universal Records, and Phaidon Press. She lives and works in London.