Children ages 4-7 may be ever so slightly crestfallen that Brick ultimately decides to choose a modest and unobtrusive place in the world, but from the smile on her flat little face they will see that she, at least, is content. I took it out of the library but I want to own a copy. Dipping into the book is like taking a walk with your favorite naturalist from the comfort of your own armchair. Then, water with high mineral content enters the small pores and cavities of the organism. How to take one of the other major styles of graphic that somehow seem accessible to all, e. It appears too large and pretty to be a field guide but if you are a parent getting this for a child I urge you to allow your child to take this with them on hikes and get it a bit dirty. The information is not too complex, but there are some pages that require a bigger vocabulary to understand.
It is amazing how much information is packed in this small book about the natural world around us. Some illustrations are, like the front cover pictured above, akin to those of a beautified textbook, but the most are simply works of art; literal, metaphorical, or satiric imagery to accompany the text. No es un libro al uso, sino un montón de ilustraciones de la autora, agrupadas por temas, con textos que explican curiosidades. It's so informative, there's so much to learn, a lot I already knew but there was a bunch of new facts for me. With whimsically hip illustrations, every page is an extraordinary look at all kinds of subjects, from mineral formation and the inside of a volcano to what makes sunsets, monarch butterfly migration, the ecosystem of a rotting log, the parts of a bird, the anatomy of a jellyfish, and much, much more. Rothman has authored, coauthored, and illustrated ten books including The Nature Anatomy Notebook, Food Anatomy, Nature Anatomy, and Farm Anatomy.
In fact, this could be a terrific book for parents and children to share as the language and brightly colored watercolor illustrations bridge the gap between all ages. Frog - Life Cycle of a Frog - Tidal Zone Ecosystem - Fantastic Saltwater Fish - Anatomy of a Jellyfish - On the Sand - Seashells by the Seashore - Some Seaweed - Harvesting, Processing, and Eating Seaweed A Note about Conservation Bibliography. Nature Anatomy is more fun and simple. How to depict the scientific process that led to gaining the knowledge presented in the book, so that we do not omit the important people, but also we present the mass-driven development of science, and, why not, also the processes behind it? The illustrations are beautiful, absolutely gorgeous to look at. I recently read , and since I enjoyed that one so much, I decided to also get Nature Anatomy from the library. A book of detail for the interested.
Though the themes of finding a path and purpose in life are overt, this unusual, creative title may strike a chord with a wide audience, from young kids discovering their talents to new graduates. It is an illustrated guide of the natural mostly North American world, and the art is colorful and whimsical. Remember that fascination with the world around you? About the Author Julia Rothman works from her studio in Brooklyn, New York. Rothman's pictures give a fun, hip feeling to this amuse-bouche for 3- to 5-year-olds. Remember that fascination with the world around you? All the bits of information are presented alongside Julia Rothman's simple but beautifully coloured illustrations.
The bright colors and clean lines of Ms. I truly recommend this book for every family with young kids, however I also recommend it to adults, because it is not solely child-based and was really cool for those who want to learn about the natural world around them. She takes you by the hand and tells you something cool about every single thing you encounter. A most enjoyable aspect of this book is how it brings to the forefront the microscopic worlds that are under our feet and in our water and air each and everyday. Si le pongo un pero, sería que se centra en la naturaleza de Estados Unidos y que en su clasificación de temas faltan algunos. Full of interesting word play by author and food critic Joshua David Stein, and vibrant illustrations from Julia Rothman. Just visit my Amazon profile for the link.
Acclaimed illustrator Julia Rothman celebrates the diverse curiosities and beauty of the natural world in this exciting new volume. Within its pages readers can find the percentage of butterfat in different dairy products, how popcorn pops, how to make tofu, short order lingo for egg orders and more. El libro en sí es precioso: una pequeña obra de arte para disfrutar. It covers the selected flora, fauna, insects, animals and geological formations such as mountains, the oceans. Ensuring its place on many a holiday gift guide for the precocious young foodie set. She teaches you the names of the constellations, shows you how to make a seaweed face-mask or what all the different parts of a bird's face are called.
Not only is Food Anatomy easy on the eyes; it's also educational. Common ground : Really moving ; Layers of the earth ; Minerals ; The rock cycle ; Fossils ; Landforms ; Mountains ; North American landscapes ; Field succession ; Loose landscape painting -- 2. See the world in a new way! Though the author didn't go into deep detail on any one subject, her illustrations combined with random facts about everything from moon cycles to mushrooms made this a quick and interesting read. The majority of the book uses simpler language. The art was absolutely lovely! What is a good taxonomy of natural science that could fit in a small, booklet format? Fun and informative, it encourages readers to go beyond its pages and explore the various worlds quietly living, growing, and evolving in their own backyard. She teaches you the names of the constellations, shows you how to make a seaweed face-mask or what all the different parts of a bird's face are called. I really enjoyed opening it up to read to them and share too.
She takes you by the hand and tells you something cool about every single thing you encounter. In my childhood I would be obsessed with this book, and I would bring it on every camping trip and road trip. Such a beautiful fascinating book! Another issue is a spread on sedges, rushes, and grasses. The illustrations are beautiful, absolutely gorgeous to look at. Reading this book was kinda like that.