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The Curiositree, Natural World: A Visual Compendium of Wonders from Nature

The Curiositree, Natural World: A Visual Compendium of Wonders from Nature

Author: A. J. Wood; Mike Jolley; Owen Davey (Illustrator)
Series: Curiositree Ser.
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See how nature is connected with this stunning first introduction to the natural world. Presented as an 'information tree', it explains why living things look and behave the way they do in a series of visually compelling information charts, exploring the myriad ways in which plants and animals have adapted to give themselves the best chance of survival. This beautiful compendium of the wonders of nature can be enjoyed by all the family and nature lovers of all ages.


"'Natural World' reads like a book of make-believe...The hook is: They are all true."--The New York Times Book Review "For a more comprehensive discussion of the world's profuse creatures and their ways and ecosystems...with chic illustrations by Owen Davey...[and] packed with short, informative paragraphs by Amanda Wood and Mike Jolley."--Wall Street Journal 'With stunning artwork by award-winning illustrator owen Davey this book will capture the attention of children and adults alike and is set to be one of the top nonfiction books of 2016.' Angels and Urchins Natural World reads like a book of make-believe...The hook is: they are all true. New York Times Chic illustrations...packed with short, informative paragraphs. Wall Street Journal 'Divided into charts which range from The Living World to Our Changing Planet, this beautiful book will help young minds classify flora and fauna from all over the world.' IBAP 'An excellent resource to use in school or a hugely enjoyable book to have in a child's home collection.' Books For Keeps 'This fascinating book will appeal to all ages - it is a book you will return to over and over again, to enjoy the beautiful presentation and assimilate the facts. Beautiful.' Parents in Touch 'So much to read, so much to see, a truly astonishing and amazing book that cries out to be in your collection. Do not miss it!' Read It Daddy 'The creators of non-fiction continue to set the standard for sumptuous, beautiful books and this must surely be one of the most handsome to be published all year.' Love Reading 4 Kids 'Here is a museum for your lap, a museum for the home, the classroom, the library, a world of knowledge and fascination at your fingertips, a world beckoning you in and waiting to be explored.' Armadillo Magazine 'A perfect introduction to the mysteries of taxonomy and the natural world, culminating in a clarion call to preserve it.' The Guardian 'A must buy for the family bookshelf, the school or college library; in fact for any organisation that cares about life and the interconnectedness of everything.' Red Reading Hub 'The attention to detail is riveting, filled with wide-ranging, in-depth content and beautiful production value.' NFU Countryside 'Stunningly illustrated and designed in quite an adult way. It features a sophisticated language, terminology and visual style, and so will probably appeal to older children who are already wildlife enthusiasts.' Book Trust 'To describe it as just a great piece of design work alone would be selling it short - it really is a prize title in the evolution of children's non-fiction books.' Smallprint Blog 'There are dozens of beautiful nature books on the market, but this is stand-out: focussing on how and why animals look, behave and live as they do, it's both information rich and beautifully illustrated.' Huffington Post 'This is a book to peruse, to mull over and to enjoy, as much as a reference book full of detailed information. This is a timeless, information book to be treasured by all ages.' INIS Reading Guide 2016 - 2017 'This is a gorgeous book, perfect for browsing, and I can see it being a magnet for children in the library - especially those who prefer non fiction and reading chunks of text over fiction chapters.' Reading Zone

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781847807519
  • : Quarto Publishing Group UK
  • : Wide Eyed Editions
  • : July 2016
  • : June 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : A. J. Wood; Mike Jolley; Owen Davey (Illustrator)
  • : 112