Synopses & Reviews
This stunning visual reference for kids explores the natural world in stunning detail and allows young readers to see nature as they never have before, through amazing close-ups and cross-sections, exploded images, X-rays, and more.
From fruit to flies, from coral to clouds, from mountains to mammals, this extraordinary new encyclopedia is the perfect tool for curious minds to find out how things work and why they exist, and will keep young readers absorbed with its amazing images that depict and explain the wonders of plants, animals, and the living world around us. Its die-cut cover makes it even more appealing and awe-inspiring, with an iguana appearing to emerge from the book itself.
Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution, Explanatorium of Nature is a groundbreaking way to explore the science of the natural world around us and is sure to inspire inquisitive young readers.
Get closer to nature than you've ever been before with this jaw-dropping guide to our wonderful world.
Marvel at the breathtaking photography showcasing flora and fauna in the most incredible, intricate detail. From ants to elephants, the animal kingdom is explored and explained in this extraordinary encyclopedia that puts you at the heart of the action. See the tiny spines on a stinging nettle, watch lichen spreading over a tree, and observe the secret suckers on an iguana's feet. The mysteries of the natural world are displayed in brand new images, together with cross-sections, macro, and electron microscope images.
Alongside the utterly absorbing visual content, Explanatorium of Nature brings its own fountain of knowledge about how nature works. For instance, did you know baby foxes that are born with blue eyes turn to gold? Or that reptile scales are made from the same material as your fingernails? Discover how spiders spin webs, how birds fly, how snakes kill, and much, much more.
This irresistible book is a guaranteed favorite for animal lovers, nature enthusiasts, and budding wildlife experts everywhere.