Author(s): Chris Wormell
Welcome to the museum that is always open to explore... Step inside the pages of this beautiful book to discover galleries of dinosaurs, expertly curated to bring you the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the comfort of your own home. Dinosaurium features a wide range of dinosaurs from the most-loved Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus Rex to lesser-known species such as Coelophysis and Tsintaosaurus. With stunning artwork from Chris Wormell (known for the cover of H is for Hawk and his picture books including George and the Dragon) and informative text with input from experts in palaeontology, Dinosaurium is the perfect gift for anyone with an interest in this fascinating field. Welcome to the Museum is a series of beautifully illustrated, stunningly curated, informative books for all ages. From Animalium and Botanicum to Historium and Dinosaurium there is a book for everyone to discover and explore.
The newest title in the Welcome to the Museum series focuses its attention on the impressive beasts that once ruled the world - dinosaurs.
For dinosaur fans (and frankly, whoisn't?) Big Picture Press's Dinosaurium(GBP20), a visit to a book museum of dinosaurs,is a lavishly illustrated successionof the beasts, described by Lily Murraywith wonderful pictures by Chris Wormell.Quite fabulous. -- Melanie McDonagh * The Spectator * Aspiring paleontologists of 9+could not find a more handsome guide than the giant Dinosaurium, written with clarity and sophisticated information by Lily Murray, and illustrated in impressive detail with Chris Wormell's phenomenal woodcuts. It makes knowledge ravishing. * Sunday Times * Lots of dinosaur non-fiction thisyear, but this new volume in theWelcome to the Museum series ishard to beat. In the same museumexhibition style as Animalium et al,over 50 popular and lesser-knownspecies are presented in a curatedguide. Each entry is profiled ondouble-page spreads, with inputfrom a leading palaeontologist.Chris Wormell's detailed artworkis outstanding, even more so inthe outsized format. Like itspredecessors, this will find fans farbeyond the children's section. * Bookseller *
Lily Murray (Author) Lily Murray is a freelance writer who lives in a cottage in some beautiful woods. She studied English Literature at university and has worked as an editor and writer for over 15 years. She enjoys walking, birdwatching, trips to the Natural History Museum, with or without her children, and reading about new dinosaur discoveries. She is also a (very amateur) fossil hunter. Chris Wormell (Illustrator) Chris is a self-taught artist; he never went to art college or had any formal training: "Which is probably why I hold the tools wrongly," he explains - a fact that makes his obvious raw talent all the more enchanting. He works using two main methods: wood engraving and linocut, as well as writing and illustrating his own children's books. Working for a diverse collection of clients worldwide, Chris' unmistakable style has lent itself to some fantastic campaigns that have been highly commended throughout the industry, including the cover artwork for the bestselling H is for Hawk. Chris has been with The Artworks since the mid- 1980's and continues to pave the way in his field and as a true ambassador for the craft of illustration.