Lonely Planet Kids The Incredible Cabinet of Wonders 1 (Hardcover)
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It's time to peek inside the world's most famous museums.
Welcome to Lonely Planet Kids' Incredible Cabinet of Wonders - the greatest little museum in the world! 12 collectors, from toy makers and monster hunters, to sailors and archaeologists, have created their own themed cabinets and filled them with their favorite things.
Kids can lift the flaps and open the cabinet doors to discover 100 extraordinary objects from our planet's weird and wonderful past and present, then read fascinating stories behind each one and find out where to see them in real life.
What objects will they find? And what stories will they tell?
The 12 themed collections are:
- Toy Maker's Cabinet
- Sailor's Cabinet
- Monster Hunter's Cabinet
- Naturalist's Cabinet
- Miniaturist's Cabinet
- Doctor's Cabinet
- Treasure Hunter's Cabinet
- Archaeologist's Cabinet
- Costume Maker's Cabinet
- Musician's Cabinet
- Scientist's Cabinet
- Make Believer's Cabinet
Each cabinet is illustrated by a different artist and features photos of every astonishing and unusual artifact.
About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humor and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place-inspiring children at home and in school.
"Wonders indeed on every hand, not to mention rich inspiration for budding curio collectors and naturalists."—Kirkus Reviews
"So maybe you’re not quite up to the crazy around the world adventures that you see some families taking. You can still explore some of the world’s greatest museums with The Incredible Cabinet of Wonders Twelve different cabinets hold a total of 100 little doors to open. Behind each one, a unique treasure from around the world. All the excitement of global travel without having to renew your kids’ passports. That’s a Win/Win right there."—MBA Mama Musings