Tuesday, December 22, 2020

#HolidayGiftGuide - Our Favorite Gift Books from Candlewick Press!

 *DISCLOSURE* Thank you to Candlewick Press for providing product samples in order to facilitate this post.  All thoughts are strictly my own. 

One more 2020 post for one of our favorite publishers, Candlewick Press!  This roundup features our favorite gift books!  

Welcome to the Museum
by Jennifer Z. Paxton
illustrated by Katy Wiedemann

Ages 8-12

Welcome to a museum that is always open to explore. Inside these pages you’ll get a peek at the workings of the major systems of the human body, from the minute muscles used to convey emotion to precise workings of the human brain. With stunning artwork by Katy Wiedemann and expert text by Dr. Jennifer Z. Paxton, this beautiful book makes anatomical knowledge both accessible and beautiful. 

The Language of the Universe
A Visual Exploration of Mathematics
by Colin Stuart
Illustrated by Ximo Abadia

Ages 8-12

Designed to present mathematics in a new, approachable way, this book explores the history and application of math in the natural world. With incredible artwork from Ximo Abadía, the reader can visualize atoms, explore the geometric complexity of beehives, and wonder at the movement of the planets. With engaging, easy-to-understand text by acclaimed science writer Colin Stuart, this title will truly captivate and inspire.

Lost in the Imagination
A Journey Through Nine Worlds in Nine Nights
by Hiawyn Oram
illustrated by David Wyatt

Ages 8-12

Enter the elaborate “found” notebooks of the formerly fact-bound professor Dawn Gable and follow her on nine nightly journeys to extraordinary worlds. From King Arthur’s Round Table at Camelot to the majestic hall of slain heroes in Asgard, visit marvelous lands from myth, legend, and fairy tale. Intricate vistas and diagrams usher readers into a city of intelligent machines, the ancient African city of Kor, the miniature world of Lilliput, the flying island of Laputa, a mountainous home of mythical beasts, the primeval island of Buyan, the island of Atlantis, Captain Nemo’s Nautilus, and more. A mesmerizing gift for anyone who believes in the transformative power of stories, this is a book that readers will pore over again and again.

These books are fantastic!  So well illustrated and full of tons of great information presented in a way that makes readers want to keep turning those pages!  Candlewick Press always shines with their amazing collection of books for all ages.  Check them out this holiday season!

Disclosure: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

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