OPEN UP THIS TREASURE TROVE OF WONDERS TO VISIT 43 MUSEUMS AND 50 EXHIBITS!
Discover the most fascinating and mysterious objects found in museums, from star attractions to unsung exhibits. With Molly Oldfield, research elf of hit television show QI, unearth the astonishing stories of how these treasures were created, found and finally displayed. Travel back in time to discover an ancient Egyptian pharaoh, encounter China's mysterious Terracotta Army, sail the seas in a Viking ship, take flight in the world's first aeroplane, defend World War Two Britain in Churchill's siren suit, journey to the Moon with Neil Armstrong in the Apollo 11 Command Module and even play in a World Cup Final wearing Pelé's victory shirt. Through stunning photography and glorious illustration, these wonders and many more will bring history, science and culture to life for readers aged 10+, as well as the whole family!
WONDERS OF THE WORLD'S MUSEUMS
...or pop out for a walk to your local bookshop and find a copy there!
PRAISE FOR WONDERS OF THE WORLD'S MUSEUMS
The best book ever, ever, ever!
"Packed with intriguing stories, this collection of wonders will inspire you to
discover astonishing objects for yourself." - BOOK OF THE WEEK
"A whirlwind tour of the great museums' strangest treasures...a reference book to be prized"
Also featured in 'The Best Children's and Young Adult Books of 2018'
"Packed with photographs, illustrations and text buzzing with enthusiasm"
"Beautifully illustrated collection of objects from around the world... [Molly's] breadth
of knowledge and dry humour shine throughout this book"
"A book for all the family that could be the start of your next
adventure...There really is something for everyone"