Historium: Welcome to the Museum

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Product Details

Price
$37.99  $34.95
Publisher
Big Picture Press
Publish Date
Pages
112
Dimensions
10.7 X 14.6 X 0.7 inches | 2.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780763679842

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About the Author

Jo Nelson studied modern languages at Cambridge University before becoming a writer of children's books. She lives and works in Lancashire, England.

Richard Wilkinson is a U.K.-based illustrator who studied at York St John University. He currently resides in Brighton, England.

Reviews

This book accomplishes a difficult goal: providing a high-interest visual experience that also has informational depth. A beautiful addition to any elementary or middle school library, this work is the closest readers will come to attending a museum without leaving home.
--School Library Journal (starred review)

From Stone Age tools to Egyptian canopic jars and an 11th-century Iranian bowl featuring an early calligraphic form of Arabic, Wilkinson's striking replications and Nelson's informative descriptions offer insight into objects both sacred and mundane.
--Publishers Weekly

...an effective way to pique the interest of history-loving kids.
--Booklist

Inviting.
--Kirkus Reviews