The Little Book of Awe and Wonder




Prepare yourself to experience wonder, wondering and wonderful learning. A celebration of the inspiring, the informative, the weird and the wonderful, The Little Book of Awe and Wonder: A Cabinet of Curiosities is a delightful book for all ages and a treat for the head, hand and heart. You will find here a wealth of exhibits to make you say ‘wow’ and help you and yours appreciate the world anew. There are things to find, things to stimulate your curiosity, things to make and 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 organise and sharpen your memory.

This illustrated and descriptive work includes sections devoted to:

  • Mirrors
  • Knots
  • Impossible Objects
  • Labyrinths
  • Puzzles
  • Illusions
  • Snails
  • Toys
  • Optical Illusions
  • Invisible Ink
  • Magic Squares
  • Seeds
  • Riddles
  • Origami

Originally published in hardback, ISBN 9781781350010

Additional information

Page Count

256 pages

Book Dimensions

190 x 120mm





Publication Date

August 2018

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