The Wonder Garden: Wander through 5 habitats to discover 80 amazing animals (Hardcover)

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By Jenny Broom, Kristjana S Williams (By (artist))
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Description


Open the gates of the Wonder Garden to explore five of Earth's most extraordinary habitats, each filled with incredible creatures and epic scenery. Trek through the Amazon Rainforest, travel to the Chihuahuan Desert, dive in the Great Barrier Reef, delve deep into the Black Forest and stand on the roof of the world - the Himalayan Mountains - to see nature at its wildest. Breathtaking, engraved illustrations bring to life Earth's spectacular Wonder Garden.

About the Author


Author JENNY BROOM studied at the Slade before becoming a writer and editor of children's books. Her natural history title Animalium was awarded Children's Book of the Year by the Sunday Times, and shortlisted for the National Book Awards and Blue Peter Award. She lives and works in London. Icelandic born artist KRISTJANA S WILLIAMS studied graphic design and illustration at Central St Martins and quickly gained critical acclaim as Creative Director of Beyond the Valley for 8 years. Williams' work has become well known throughout the industry, 2013 saw the studio Highly Commended for 'Best Use of Color' at the Dulux Color Awards. Kristjana has won a D&AD award, a New York Festivals Grand Prix & First Prize and been shortlisted for the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

Praise For…


"The intricate, colorful images on the cover of "The Wonder Garden" make it impossible not to want to find out what is inside - immediately." - The New York Times

"An enchanting tour of the animal kingdom that makes the world's biodiversity feel downright magical." - Publishers Weekly



"Selected for Children's Special as non-fiction title as a One to Watch "Wide-Eyed's 2015 list is a really diverse selection of innovative non-fiction - this is my favourite... Wander the world's wildest habitats from the Amazon to the Great Barrier Reef- and discover life in all its dazzling variety... Broom is the author of Animalium and The Wonder Garden sits very well as a companion title - Fiona Noble The Bookseller

"An enchanting tour of the animal kingdom that makes the world's biodiversity feel downright magical - Publishers Weekly

"brightly colored and younger children will enjoy the challenge of trying to find the many creatures packed into some of the larger illustrations - School Library Connection

"With the world as their canvas and oversize pages to fill, the author and illustrator offer a tremendous breadth of material - School Library Journal

"...Wonder Garden's pages will call to mind tableaux seen in natural history museums (here, brightly lit), where the examination of each corner or microscene brings rewards - School Library Journal Newsletter

"The intricate, colorful images on the cover of "The Wonder Garden" make it impossible not to want to find out what is inside - immediately - The New York Times



Selected for Children's Special as non-fiction title as a One to Watch "Wide-Eyed's 2015 list is a really diverse selection of innovative non-fiction - this is my favourite... Wander the world's wildest habitats from the Amazon to the Great Barrier Reef- and discover life in all its dazzling variety... Broom is the author of Animalium and The Wonder Garden sits very well as a companion title." - Fiona Noble The Bookseller



"With the world as their canvas and oversize pages to fill, the author and illustrator offer a tremendous breadth of material." - School Library Journal

"...Wonder Garden's pages will call to mind tableaux seen in natural history museums (here, brightly lit), where the examination of each corner or microscene brings rewards." - School Library Journal Newsletter

Product Details
ISBN: 9781847807038
ISBN-10: 1847807038
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Publication Date: September 3rd, 2015
Pages: 48
Language: English