Botanicum: Welcome to the Museum by Willis, Kathy
Botanicum: Welcome to the Museum [Hardcover] Willis, Kathy and Scott, Katie - Hardcover
Kathy Willis

Botanicum: Welcome to the Museum [Hardcover] Willis, Kathy and Scott, Katie - Hardcover

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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.

Author: Kathy Willis
Publisher: Big Picture Press
Published: 03/14/2017
Pages: 112
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 2.80lbs
Size: 14.60h x 10.80w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9780763689230
Audience: Ages 9-12

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 02/01/2017
Publishers Weekly 01/23/2017
School Library Journal 03/01/2017 pg. 172
Booklist 03/15/2017 pg. 37
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2017 pg. 182 - Recommended, Satisfactory

About the Author
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.

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 Britain's NME Awards.