Curiositree: Natural World: A Visual Compendium of Wonders from Nature - Jacket Unfolds Into a Huge Wall Poster!
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About the Author
Amanda Wood began her career in illustration at the Natural History Museum, London, and went on to be the founding Editor and Publisher of Templar for more than 30 years. In her time there, she published and nurtured numerous Greenaway winners, and edited and wrote groundbreaking series such as The Ologies, which have sold over 19 million-copies worldwide. Today she writes and runs her own small press from her home in Surrey.
Mike Jolley has worked as an Art Director in children's books for over 25 years. He also sells artwork made from found objects, under the name 'Box 2'. It was during one of his many junk shop visits that the idea of using midcentury school information charts for Curiositree first took shape. He lives on a cliff overlooking the English Channel.
Owen Davey is an award-winning freelance illustrator living and working in the UK. His work has been published in every continent except Antarctica.
"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." - The Wall Street Journal
"It's a richly layered and expertly composed volume that may leave readers with the impression of having wandered through the halls of a natural history museum - Publishers Weekly starred review
"'Natural World' reads like a book of make-believe....The hook is: They are all true." - The New York TImes Book Review