The Big Book of Blooms

Yuval Zommer (Author) Elisa Biondi (With)
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Description

In The Big Book of Blooms, the next installment in the wildly successful Big Book series, Yuval Zommer's charming illustrations bring to life some of the most colorful, flamboyant, and unusual flowers from across the globe.

In the opening pages, readers will learn all about botany, including how to recognize different types of flowers. Subsequent pages illustrate the various habitats that are home to flora such as pitcher plants, the giant water lily, and the weirdly wonderful corpse flower. Readers will discover which flowers are endangered and why some blooms are fragrant or colorful, not to mention grisly details about carnivorous and poisonous flowers.

This title pairs picture-book charm and concise, informative text to create a beautiful book for children to return to. Zommer's quirky illustrations appeal to young readers, who will relish these fun and amazing facts about the world's most exciting plants.

Product Details

Price
$19.95  $18.35
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Publish Date
May 05, 2020
Pages
64
Dimensions
9.1 X 0.5 X 13.5 inches | 1.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780500651995

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About the Author

Yuval Zommer studied at the Royal College of Art, London. He has worked as a creative director at many top advertising agencies and has written and illustrated several children's books, including The Big Blue Thing on the Hill and One Hundred Sausages, as well as The Big Book of Bugs, The Big Book of Beasts, The Big Book of the Blue, and The Big Book of Birds
Rev. Taylor was called to serve as Senior Minister at First Christian Church, Grand Island, NE, in September 2007. Prior to accepting the call to Nebraska, he served as Youth Pastor at Disciples Christian Church in Bartlesville where he formed a RAIN (Regional AIDS Interfaith Network) Team and co-directed annual retreats for long term HIV survivors. In Nebraska, he was active in NAP (Nebraska AIDS Project) and a local support group, Kaleidoscope. Beyond ministry, Scott is also a songwriter and singer with 5 CDs released so far. After 8 years in Nebraska, it was time to return with his wife, Patty, to Oklahoma and family - three children, 9 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren! He is currently serving as Chaplain at Cornerstone Hospice.

Reviews

A large-format introduction to flowers and their pollinators... Zommer employs agile brushwork and a fondness for graceful lines and bright colors to bring to life bustling bouquets from a range of habitats, from rainforest to desert. A floral fantasia for...budding botanists.