Anatomicum

Anatomicum

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Welcome to the museum that is always open to explore...

Step inside the pages of Anatomicum to enjoy the experience of a museum from the comfort of your own home. The 2019 offering from Welcome to the Museum guides readers through the human body, from the muscles we use to show emotion, to the delicate workings of the brain. With sumptuous artwork by Katy Wiedemann and expert text by professor Dr Jennifer Z Paxton, this beautiful book is a feast of anatomical knowledge.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 112 pages
  • 278 x 376 x 15mm | 1,230g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. col. ills.
  • 1787414922
  • 9781787414921
  • 10,814

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Published in association with The Wellcome Collection, this intimate guide to the human body, from the top of the skull to the tip of the toes, is illustrated with detailed anatomical drawings that show every muscle group and nerve. Expert descriptions are simple enough for young readers and will inspire budding doctors and scientists. * Daily Mail * This beautiful book explores the human body from underneath the skin as if it were a journey through a museum. Katy Wiedemann's delicately drawn diagrams accompany
Jennifer Paxton's detailed anatomical information for a learning experience that is quite unlike any other. * Science Focus * Gone are the days of boring non-fiction books just full of facts. This is a beautifully illustrated, comprehensive book about the body which is a treat for the mind, as well as a visual delight. * The Teacher Bookworm * Children and parents will be absorbed by this remarkable book * Carousel *
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About Jennifer Z Paxton

Jennifer Z Paxton (Author)
Jennifer Z Paxton is Lecturer in Anatomy at the University of Edinburgh and Principal Investigator of the Paxton Lab, a tissue engineering laboratory. Jennifer has won the Wellcome Trust 'I'm a Scientist' competition twice (2013, 2018). She loves bringing the science of anatomy to a wider audience and working with primary schools to engage more children with the subject.

Katy Wiedemann (Illustrator)
Katy Wiedemann is an illustrator and tattoo artist in Philadelphia, USA. Her work explores the field of scientific illustration, particularly that of anatomy. Working in ink and watercolour, Katy uses traditional techniques to blend realism and scientific understanding. Katy is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Illustration, as well as a MA in Illustration from Edinburgh College of Art.
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