Historium by Jo Nelson


Historium by Jo Nelson

Welcome to the museum! Here you will find a collection of objects from ancient civilisations. Objects of beauty, objects of functionality, objects of war, objects of life, and objects of death and burial. As you wander from room to room, explore the magnificence of what civilisations have left behind over thousands of years of human history.


Last year's Animalium was a stand-out title for me, and this promises to be a similarly impressive production, exploring what civilisations have left behind over thousands of years of human history. A slipcased gift edition will also be available. -- Fiona Noble * The Bookseller * One of the most visually stunning books of the year, Historium opens up a world of exploration and wonder, with much to appeal to curious children and adults alike. -- Fiona Noble * The Bookseller * Welcome to the Museum - Again! You loved the majesty of the animal kingdom explored in the glorious Animalium , now explore amazing artefacts in the stunning Historium .

Previous Big Picture Press release Animalium pulled off the neat trick of being detailed and fact packed but also being gorgeously attractive and immersive for kids.[...]


Charlotte's favourite bit: Finding the amazing Viking chess pieces we saw on our recent visit to York's mind-blowing Jorvik Viking Centre

'Historium', a beautifully curated collection of museum pieces ranging from Ancient Egyptian artefacts to the best of Roman engineering.

Carefully selected items are displayed on each spread for your perusal, coupled with a wealth of factual and enticing information about its history. Find out more about the Polynesian 'moai'

't be able to stop themselves delving yet deeper into the history of each item and discovering more about our shared history.

Turn each page to discover a new world, an ancient world and find out how fun it can be travelling back in time to unearth the truly surreal and wholly incredible.

About the Author

Jo Nelson is an editor and writer from the UK. She has written non-fiction titles across a variety of genres including science, history and biography. Richard Wilkinson is a UK based illustrator who has worked for many well-known clients including the New Scientist.

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112 pages


Jo Nelson
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Big Picture Press an imprint of Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st September 2015



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