|aThe wonder garden /|c[illustrations] Kristjana S. Williams ; written by Jenny Broom
|aLondon :|bWide Eyed Editions,|c2015
|a48 pages :|bchiefly color illustrations, color maps ;|c29 x 35 cm
|a"Wander through 5 habitats to discover 80 amazing animals"--Cover
|aThe Amazon rain forest -- The Great Barrier Reef -- The Chihuahuan desert -- The Black Forest -- The Himalayan mountains
|aCelebrate the diversity of life on Earth with a parade of rare and unexpected creatures, collected in one, exotic garden. Discover extraordinary animals from all corners of the globe that have evolved to survive the harshest environments, outlive predators, or find a new mate, with the vivid engravings of Icelandic artist Kristjana S Williams that make real-life seem more fantastic than fantasy
Open the gates of the Wonder Garden to explore five of Earth's most extraordinary habitats, each filled with incredible creatures and epic scenery. Trek through the Amazon Rainforest, travel to the Chihuahuan Desert, dive in the Great Barrier Reef, delve deep into the Black Forest and stand on the roof of the world – the Himalayan Mountains – to see nature at its wildest. Breathtaking, engraved illustrations bring to life Earth's spectacular Wonder Garden.
Icelandic born artist KRISTJANA S WILLIAMS studied graphic design and illustration at Central St Martins and quickly gained critical acclaim as Creative Director of Beyond the Valley for 8 years. Williams' work has become well known throughout the industry, 2013 saw the studio Highly Commended for ‘Best Use of Colour' at the Dulux Colour Awards. Kristjana has won a D&AD award, a New York Festivals Grand Prix & First Prize and been shortlisted for the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.
Author JENNY BROOM studied at the Slade before becoming a writer and editor of children's books. Her natural history title Animalium was awarded Children's Book of the Year by the Sunday Times, and shortlisted for the National Book Awards and Blue Peter Award. She lives and works in London.