This is a perfect pick for children who have to be dragged out of the Natural History Museum at closing time. The pages are filled with detailed, beautiful drawings by London-based artist and curator Katie Scott. You will feel as if you have stepped into the magical world of a natural history museum that has somehow come right into your house. Printed on heavyweight cream papers, sifting through the treasures in this book will feel like peeking into the journals and logs of naturalists from the 1800s.
Discover more than 160 exhibits in this Welcome to the museum book. There are more than 160 animal specimens to be discovered in Animalium, the first in a series of virtual museums. Wander the galleries open 365 days a year and discover a collection of curated exhibits on every page, accompanied by informative text. Each chapter features a different branch of the tree of life, from the simple sponge to the enormous elephant.