The Little Book of Awe and Wonder: A Cabinet of Curiosities

Be prepared to experience wonder, wondering and wonderful learning. A celebration of the inspiring, the informative, the weird and the wonderful. A PAPERBACK VERSION WILL BE AVAILABLE: October 2018. £12.99

Author: Dr Matthew McFall

Publisher: Independent Thinking Press an imprint of Crown House Publishing
ISBN: 1781350019
Publication Date: 17/05/2013
Price £12.99

The Little Book of Awe and Wonder is a delightful book for all ages and a treat for the head, hand and heart. Find here a wealth of exhibits to make you go wow and help you and yours appreciate the world anew. Things to find, things to make, things to explore ... This portable guide to wonder and wonders can be used in many ways: As a box of treasure: Dip in and marvel at objects and artefacts that transform, puzzle, surprise and enchant. As a blueprint: Be inspired to construct your very own interactive cabinet of curiosities for learning and entertainment. Nets and templates included. As a memory palace: It can be a playful tool to organize and sharpen your memory. This illustrated and descriptive work includes sections devoted to: Mirrors; Puzzles; Invisible Ink; Origami; Knots; Illusions; Magic Squares; Impossible Objects; Snails; Seeds; Labyrinths; Toys; Riddles. BENEFITS: • Will help tap into children’s natural curiosity and inspire them to great learning. • Will fire up even the most reluctant learners and is suitable for use with all ages. • Engages learners through awe, wonder and more than just a little bit of ‘wow’! Features: • Focuses on the all-important but often overlooked role of wonder in learning. • A consummate cornucopia of the awe-inspiring, the jaw-dropping, the very weird and the most wonderful. • Things to find, things to stimulate your curiosity, things to make and things to explore … MARKET/AUDIENCE: Suitable for all educators and all ages.