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Cabinet of curiosities : a kid's guide to collecting and understanding the wonders of the natural world

Author: Gordon Grice
Publisher: New York : Workman, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A treasury of fun facts about the natural world traces the history of "wonder cabinets" to teach curious kids about different types of collectibles, their reflection of science and history, and how to obtain and preserve them.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Grice
ISBN: 9780761169277 076116927X
OCLC Number: 888557628
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (colour) ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Gordon Grice.

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Exactly the book for every young explorer who loves finding stuff in nature and bringing it home. Cabinet of Curiosities is a lavishly illustrated introduction to the wonders of natural history and  Read more...

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