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Botanicum

Botanicum (Hardback)

Illustrated by Scott, Katie
By Willis, Kathy

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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, Botanicum gives readers the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the pages of a beautiful book. ... read full description below.

ISBN 9781783703944
Barcode 9781783703944
Published 1 October 2018 by Templar Publishing
Format Hardback
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Series Welcome to the Museum
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ISBN-13 9781783703944
ISBN-10 1783703946
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Templar Publishing
Imprint Big Picture Press
Publication Date 1 October 2018
International Publication Date 8 September 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) Illustrated by Scott, Katie
By Willis, Kathy
Series Welcome to the Museum
Category Reference
Natural History, Dinosaurs & Pets
Atlases
Big Books Picture books
Gardening
Botanical Art
Number of Pages 112
Dimensions Width: 276mm
Height: 375mm
Spine: 16mm
Weight 1,272g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;General/trade;Children/juvenile;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 580
Catalogue Code 683613

Description of this Book

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.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This beautifully illustrated book is a comprehensive, curated guide to plant life... it's a feast of botanical knowledge. BBC Gardener's World ...Stunningly illustrated guide to plant life. The perfect gift for anyone from three to ninety-three. Huffington Post ...a big, beautiful artifact. Gloriously hand-illustrated in the manner of classic Victorian natural history, it offers levels of information suitable for intelligent, inquisitive young minds and begs to be pored over endlessly. Financial Times A beautiful and tremendously well written guide to plant life, from algae to the Amazon waterlily... This is a volume to treasure. The English Garden This is splendid exploration of the world of plants by Kathy Willis, from the primitive to the prettiest. The botanical pictures by Katie Scott are lovely. Evening Standard A feast of botanical drawing and description. Metro
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Illustrator: Katie Scott graduated from University of Brighton in 2011. Her w ork draw s influences from traditional medical and botanical illustration, both in aesthetic and subject matter. Her w ork plays w ith the ideas of scientific uncertainty and speculation, fabricating the inner and outer w orkings of the w orld. Her illustrations depict a familiar yet fantasy vision of plants, humans and minerals. Author: Professor Katherine (Kathy) J. W illis is Director of Science at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew , w here 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 w as founding Director of the Biodiversity Institute. Kathy's research interests focus on the relationship betw een long-term ecosystem dynamics and environmental change. Kathy has published extensively and has authored or coauthored over 100 scientific publications, including the landmark book The Evolution of Plants, now in its second edition. In August 2015, Kathy w as aw arded the prestigious Michael Faraday Prize from the Royal Society for her excellent w ork in science communication.

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