Jenny Broom: Botanicum, illustrated by Katie Scott
A page-turning introduction to the wonderful world of plants. This portable "museum" of botany is a delight. It presents the surprises and unusual aspects of these diverse life-forms with impressively exciting literature, and the illustrations are exquisite. The miracles of nature sometimes go unnoticed in the everyday: this passionate book reminds both children and adults to appreciate the magic in the world around them.