The next installment in the successful Welcome to the Museum series, Anatomicum explores the human body in stunning detail.
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 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.
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 *