Gift Guide: Beautiful Collector Books For All Ages

 

Who says pictures books are for just for toddlers? These gorgeous books will be treasured parts of any growing library.

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Oceanarium: Welcome to the Museum By Loveday Trinick, Teagan White (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Loveday Trinick, Teagan White (Illustrator)
$37.99
ISBN: 9781536223811
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Published: Big Picture Press - April 5th, 2022

This stunning new offering from the Welcome to the Museum series guides readers around the world's oceans, from sandy shorelines to the darkest depths.


Animalium: Welcome to the Museum By Jenny Broom, Katie Scott (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jenny Broom, Katie Scott (Illustrator)
$37.99
ISBN: 9780763675080
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Published: Big Picture Press - September 9th, 2014

Animalium presents the animal kingdom in glorious detail with illustrations from Katie Scott, an unparalleled talent.


Botanicum: Welcome to the Museum By Kathy Willis, Katie Scott (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kathy Willis, Katie Scott (Illustrator)
$37.99
ISBN: 9780763689230
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Published: Big Picture Press - March 14th, 2017

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


Dinosaurium: Welcome to the Museum By Lily Murray, Chris Wormell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lily Murray, Chris Wormell (Illustrator)
$37.99
ISBN: 9780763699000
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Published: Big Picture Press - April 10th, 2018

The newest title in the Welcome to the Museum series focuses its attention on the impressive beasts that once ruled the world: dinosaurs.


Historium: Welcome to the Museum By Jo Nelson, Richard Wilkinson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jo Nelson, Richard Wilkinson (Illustrator)
$37.99
ISBN: 9780763679842
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Published: Big Picture Press - September 8th, 2015

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


Planetarium: Welcome to the Museum By Raman Prinja, Chris Wormell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Raman Prinja, Chris Wormell (Illustrator)
$37.99
ISBN: 9781536206234
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Published: Big Picture Press - April 9th, 2019

The newest title in the Welcome to the Museum series turns its focus to the heavens and explores the wonders of space.


The Stardust That Made Us: A Visual Exploration of Chemistry, Atoms, Elements, and the Universe By Colin Stuart, Ximo Abadia (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Colin Stuart, Ximo Abadia (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536223835
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Published: Big Picture Press - March 22nd, 2022

Designed to present chemistry in a new, approachable way, this book explores the history and application of chemistry in the natural world. With incredible artwork from Ximo Abadía, the reader can visualize the 118 known elements and explore the chemical makeup of the universe.


National Geographic Kids Dinosaur Atlas By National Geographic Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781426372797
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Published: National Geographic Kids - September 20th, 2022

Dig into the amazing world of dinosaurs! This one-of-a-kind atlas from National Geographic is packed with eye-popping illustrations, incredible fossil finds, and fascinating maps custom made for kids by the world leaders in mapmaking and exploration.


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Maps By Aleksandra Mizielinska, Daniel Mizielinski Cover Image
$37.99
ISBN: 9780763668969
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Published: Big Picture Press - October 8th, 2013

Travel the world without leaving your living room.


The Fairy Atlas: Fairy Folk of the World By Anna Claybourne, Asiain Lora Miren (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781913947286
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - October 4th, 2022

Magical, mysterious and sometimes mischievous, the fairy folk of the world are notoriously elusive, but this charming compendium will reveal their secrets. From Cornish pixies and Spanish goblins to the forest gnomes of the Congo, welcome to the world of the fairy folk!

This captivating book features a mix of fairy 'facts' and short retellings of some of the most magical fairy tales.


Tales of the Prehistoric World: Adventures from the Land of the Dinosaurs By Kallie Moore, Becky Thorns (Illustrator), Neon Squid Cover Image
By Kallie Moore, Becky Thorns (Illustrator), Neon Squid
$21.99
ISBN: 9781684492541
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Published: Neon Squid - September 27th, 2022

Travel back to the land before time to discover real dinosaur stories from the world of paleontology. Featuring T. rex, Stegosaurus, and Triceratops – it's the perfect gift for young dinosaur fans!


Sharks: A Mighty Bite-y History By Miriam Forster, Gordy Wright (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Miriam Forster, Gordy Wright (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419747731
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

An epic, oversize nonfiction picture book in the vein of Bees: A Honeyed History—all about sharks and their prehistoric predecessors

Sharks are some of the oldest creatures on the earth (or, rather, in its waters).


The Atlas of Amazing Birds: (fun, colorful watercolor paintings of birds from around the world with unusual facts, ages 5-10, perfect gift for young birders and naturalists) By Matt Sewell Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781616898571
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - October 1st, 2019

"Appreciative and informative. Enchanting, indeed. An invitation to a world of ornithological wonders."Kirkus Reviews
 
"… a very readable and beautiful book.


The Colorful World of Dinosaurs By Matt Sewell Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781616897161
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - October 9th, 2018

A beautifully illustrated introduction to dinosaurs, with colorful watercolor art and descriptions full of fun facts and information on each one.

Did you know that Argentinosaurus was as heavy as a herd of elephants? That Mosasaurus was three times the length of a great white shark?


The Great Barrier Reef (Earth's Incredible Places) By Dr. Helen Scales, Lisk Feng (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dr. Helen Scales, Lisk Feng (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781838749842
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Published: Flying Eye Books - June 7th, 2022

A vibrant guide to the Great Barrier Reef full of surpising factoids and retro illustrations, perfect for children curious about life under the sea!

"Ominous passages about coral bleaching and the problems posed by plastic in the sea are balanced by hopeful explanations of efforts being made to preserve the reef."
—Wall Street Journal


Grow: A Family Guide to Plants and How to Grow Them By Riz Reyes, Sara Boccaccini Meadows (Illustrator) Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781419756658
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Published: Magic Cat - March 1st, 2022

Discover 15 plants and fungi with life-changing powers and learn how to grow them at home. 

Meet their surprising relatives (the tasty tomato is a cousin of deadly nightshade!) and unearth their interesting stories (lettuce was the first plant to be grown in space!).


Kaleidoscope of Creatures: The colors of nature explained By Greer Stothers (Illustrator), Cath Ard Cover Image
By Greer Stothers (Illustrator), Cath Ard
$24.99
ISBN: 9780711258754
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - February 16th, 2021

Why are animals so amazingly colorful?

Find out in this kaleidoscopic look at the technicolor world of animals. Meet animals of every color of the rainbow and find out why they are the colors and patterns they are.