From the creator of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science, comes a new nonfiction picture book series ready to grow young scientists by nurturing their curiosity about the natural world--starting with what's inside a flower.
Budding backyard scientists can start exploring their world with this stunning introduction to these flowery show-stoppers--from seeds to roots to blooms. Learning how flowers grow gives kids beautiful building blocks of science and inquiry.
In the launch of a new nonfiction picture book series, Rachel Ignotofsky's distinctive art style and engaging, informative text clearly answers any questions a child (or adult) could have about flowers.
"The challenge of igniting a child's curiosity is akin to lighting a fire. . . . What's Inside a Flower? is the best kind of tinder for little sparks."—The New York Times
"The lush, geometric illustrations are the superstars of this adventure, drawing in readers from the front endpapers to the rear . . . A beautiful bloom for the nature shelf." —Kirkus Reviews
"There’s an abundance of detail in this attractive first work in the “What’s Inside” series, but it’s never overwhelming . . . The pages overflow with life." —Booklist
"Fluid, friendly art in muted retro tones...makes the information visually appealing for a range of age groups." —Publishers Weekly
About the Author
Rachel Ignotofsky is the author and illustrator of many nonfiction books, including the New York Times bestseller Women in Science and The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth. Rachel grew up in New Jersey on a healthy diet of cartoons and pudding. After graduating from Tyler School of Art and Architecture, she began creating illustrations that make learning exciting. Rachel hopes this book will inspire kids to ask questions about their world and to explore science and nature! For more, visit her at rachelignotofskydesign.com.