Kids aged 9+ with an interest in the weird and wonderful world around them will adore this cabinet of curiosities, showcasing a range of significant (and less significant) museums, collections and exhibits from Australia and around the world, past and present, from the author-illustrator team who brought you The Big Book of Festivals.
A curated cabinet of curiosities and collections from around the world.
This gorgeously illustrated full-colour hardback is a cabinet of curiosities in its own right, showcasing a range of significant museums, collections and exhibits from Australia and around the world. From some of the oldest objects in the world, to an underwater museum in Mexico and a collection of the world's smallest books in Russia, this book includes over 50 exhibitions from past to present.
It covers controversial exhibits, world-famous artefacts, surprising and unusual objects, playful and pretend museums made by artists, as well as some of the more weird and wonderful exhibits from private collectors. Covering a wide range of topics, from art, technology, the natural sciences, medicine, and the cultures of everyday life, this book is for readers aged 9+ with an interest in the weird and wonderful world around them.
Open up the pages in this book filled with a riotous explosion of colour and join in to feast, sing, cry and celebrate the diversity of festivals and traditions this wonderful world of ours has to offer. You never know where it will take you next! - SUNDAY MAIL on THE BIG BOOK OF FESTIVALS
Pull up a chair, get comfy and celebrate the diversity of traditions from different parts of the world. It's a delightful book with gorgeous illustrations too. - TOTAL GIRL MAGAZINE on THE BIG BOOK OF FESTIVALS
Gorgeous . . . The Big Book of Festivals is a lovely introduction to the different ways people celebrate life, culture, and their beliefs. - READING TIME on THE BIG BOOK OF FESTIVALS
Combining Bullock, Hargreaves, and Rowland's collective expertise and special interests, The Big Book of Festivals captures the essence of diversity, harmony, and the experience of celebrations through storytelling and illustrations. - BETTER READING (KIDS' BOOK OF THE WEEK) on THE BIG BOOK OF FESTIVALS