The Big Book of Blooms - The Big Book series (Hardback)
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The Big Book of Blooms - The Big Book series (Hardback)

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Hardback 64 Pages
Published: 21/05/2020
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Waterstones Says

A beautifully illustrated addition to Zommer’s series of oversize books on the natural world, The Big Book of Blooms provides a fascinating and informative guide to a plethora of flowering plants. A visual feast packed with amazing trivia, this is an exquisite volume that you will want to treasure forever.

What does a venus fly trap eat?
How strong is a giant water lily?
Does a cactus flower?

The newest addition to Yuval Zommer's bestselling series answers these questions and more as it introduces young children to all kinds of colourful, carnivorous, weird and wonderful flowering plants from around the world. It opens with introductory spreads on how to be a botanist; how to recognise different types of flowers; the life-cycle of a plant; flower anatomy; and the seven types of animal pollinators including bats, birds and beetles. Subsequent spreads, illustrated within various habitats, are dedicated to specific varieties of plants, including the carnivorous venus flytrap, the giant water lily and the weird and wonderful corpse flower. Readers will enjoy learning about different edible flowers and why flowers are fragrant or colourful, not to mention grisly details about carnivorous and poisonous flowers.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500651995
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 760 g
Dimensions: 340 x 230 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Extraordinary' - Nicolette Jones, Sunday Times

'Lush, full-spread illustrations, rippling with details and colours, are paired with astonishing facts about the Earth’s most riveting plants' - @maistorybooklibrary

'A strikingly illustrated book brimming with fascinating information; a winning combination! ' - @thelittleliterarysociety

'Seamlessly mixes art and information, blending learning with beauty... stunning' - @book.mother

'A beautiful and informative book, filled with double page spreads of fascinating facts about the plant world ... an absolute work of art' - @delilahandtilly

'Just as lovely as we had hoped it would be ... beautifully illustrated' - @homeedprintables

'Zommer employs agile brushwork and a fondness for graceful lines and bright colours to bring to life bustling bouquets from a range of habitats, from rainforest to desert. A floral fantasia for budding botanists' - Kirkus Reviews

'We love this wonderful book' - @kewbookshop

'Extremely informative and bursting with vibrant artwork ' - @children.bookreviews

'A gorgeous introduction to all kinds of beautiful, colourful and strange flowers from around the world' - @lesmondesdeninon

'A great idea for any child with a creative side. This book is ageless - in fact, I'm tempted to pop this on my own Christmas Wish List!' - Sam Dean, journalist and beauty copywriter

'The kind of book I would’ve loved as a child!' - Alexandra Stedman, founder of The Frugality

'Visually remarkable! What a beautiful and joyful book!' - Fatima Truscott, journalist and founder of The FT Times blog

'[A] beautifully illustrated and informative book ... perfect for grabbing a young reader's interest in flowers and plants' - @momoe.picturebook

'[A] gorgeous introduction to all kinds of beautiful, colourful and strange flowers from around the world' - @bookishwaytoplay

'Exquisite illustrations ... [a] wealth of information and variety of topics' - @our.world.of.words

'Stunning and inspiring' - @ecocraftkids

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Nicole @hemelwstones

“Bright, Colourful and Full of Facts!”

We've had this a couple of days now and I can't tell you how much joy it's bringing.
So much colour and fun factual information from flower families, flower anatomy and pollinators to stinking flowers,... More

Hardback edition
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“Hugely engaging, accessible and appealing”

Yuval Zommer’s ‘Big Book of…’ range is such a brilliant series – gorgeous illustrations, bite-size facts and a touch which manages to be both light-hearted and quirky, but also to convey Yuval’s clear passion for and... More

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