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Historium : Welcome to the Museum - Jo Nelson


Welcome to the Museum

By: Jo Nelson, Richard Wilkinson (Illustrator)

Hardcover Published: 8th September 2015
ISBN: 9780763679842
Number Of Pages: 112
For Ages: 8 - 9 years old

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Discover more than 160 exhibits in this virtual museum, open all hours.

Welcome to the museum! There are more than 160 historical artifacts to be discovered in Welcome to the Museum: Historium. Wander the galleries of this museum whenever you wish—it’s open 365 days a year!—and discover a collection of curated objects on every page, accompanied by informative text. Each chapter features a different ancient civilization, from the Silla dynasty of Korea to ancient Rome.

Industry Reviews

This book accomplishes a difficult goal: providing a high-interest visual experience that also has informational depth. A beautiful addition to any elementary or middle school library, this work is the closest readers will come to attending a museum without leaving home. --School Library Journal (starred review) From Stone Age tools to Egyptian canopic jars and an 11th-century Iranian bowl featuring an early calligraphic form of Arabic, Wilkinson's striking replications and Nelson's informative descriptions offer insight into objects both sacred and mundane. --Publishers Weekly

...an effective way to pique the interest of history-loving kids. --Booklist

Inviting. --Kirkus Reviews

ISBN: 9780763679842
ISBN-10: 0763679844
Series: Welcome to the Museum
Audience: Children
For Ages: 8 - 9 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 8th September 2015
Publisher: Big Picture Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 35.56 x 27.94  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.29

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