Please be aware I am writing to you to make sense of myself When the curator of a Danish museum responds to a query about ancient exhibits, he doesn t expect a reply When Tina Hopgood first wrote it, nor did she Professor Anders Larsen, an urbane man of facts, has lost his wife, along with
It s the summer of 1922, and nineteen year old Paulien Mertens finds herself in Paris broke, disowned, andcompletelyalone Everyone in Belgium, including her own family, believes she stole millions in a sophisticated con game perpetrated by her then fianc , George Everard To protect herself from
From Caldecott Medalist Matthew Cordell, Explorers is a new picture book about an extraordinary trip to a museum When a family goes to a local museum, a boy notices a homeless man sitting outside, making brightly colored origami birds He convinces his dad to buy a bird the man makes just for him.
Founding Director Lonnie Bunch s deeply personal tale of the triumphs and challenges of bringing the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture to life His story is by turns inspiring, funny, frustrating, quixotic, bittersweet, and above all, a compelling read In its first
Rosie Strange doesn t believe in ghosts or witches or magic No, not at all It s no surprise therefore when she inherits the ramshackle Essex Witch Museum, her first thought is to take the money and run.Still, the museum exerts a curious pull over Rosie There s the eccentric academic who bustles
This book takes you on a whistle stop tour of the world s best museums, from London s British Museum to San Francisco s Exploratorium and beyond Boggle at the enormity of space, get nostalgic at childhood memories or be dumbstruck by the International Museum of Toilets The perfect gift for
Art scams are today so numerous that the specter of a lawsuit arising from a mistaken attribution has scared a number of experts away from the business of authentication and forgery, and with good reason Art scams are increasingly convincing and involve incredible sums of money The cons
There s to this museum than meets the eye This is the wonderfully wacky world of celebrated international author illustrator team Davide Cali and Benjamin Chaud, the duo behind Junior Library Guild selections I Didn t Do My Homework Because , The Truth About My Unbelievable Summer .
Fans of picture book characters like Pete the Cat and Clark the Shark will love the curious, charming, and playful Otter, who made her debut in I Am Otter In her second book, Otter in Space, she and her best friend, Teddy, set off on a once in a lifetime adventure to the moon Otter s utterly
When a young boy is discovered in Washington DC s NationalGallery without any recollection of who he is, so begins a high stakes race to unravel the greatest mystery of all his identity As the stakes continue to rise, the boy must piece together the disjointed clues of his origins while using his
A sweet and child sensitive addition to any picture book collection Kirkus Reviews When Hector comes across an acorn, he discovers a love for collecting them in all shapes and sizes They were all different.They were all the same.They were all beautiful One day his teacher finds his desk filled
Smithsonian s National Museum of African American History and Culture is truly groundbreaking The first national museum whose mission is to illuminate for all people, the rich, diverse, complicated, and important experiences and contributions of African Americans in America is opening.And the
Hans Sloane was a young doctor from Northern Ireland who made his way in London and eventually become physician to the king and much of London society In his youth he made a defining visit to Jamaica, where he began collecting curiosities of all kinds He eventually became the centre of a
Dinosaurs, girl power, and science combine in the newest addition to the Mr Tiffin s Classroom series Mr Tiffin and his students are back in another picture book, and this time the focus is on dinosaur loving Kimmy During a field trip to the natural history museum, Kimmy is thrilled to share
Ben and Rose secretly wish for better lives Ben longs for the father he has never known Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his mother s room and Rose reads an enticing headline in the newspaper, both children set out