The Souls of Flowers
by Pavlina Kourkova; Klara Mandausova
This title was previously available on NetGalley and is now archived.
Send NetGalley books directly to your Kindle or Kindle app
To read on a Kindle or Kindle app, please add firstname.lastname@example.org as an approved email address to receive files in your Amazon account. Click here for step-by-step instructions.
Also find your Kindle email address within your Amazon account, and enter it here.
Pub Date 30 Apr 2024 | Archive Date 11 Jan 2024
A visually captivating botanical guide that features exquisite illustrations and intriguing insights into the world of common flowers and plants.
Discover the beauty and significance of 21 common meadow and garden plants through breathtaking full-page illustrations, detailed information, and poetic reflections on botany. Drawing inspiration from nature's most exquisite flowers, acclaimed Czech botanical painter Pavlina Kourkova explores the countryside with infectious enthusiasm. Her watercolor renditions captivate not only the eye but also the heart, providing insights into the origin, occurrence, and symbolism of these plants.
The Souls of Flowers offers budding young naturalists and art enthusiasts alike a unique opportunity to explore the fascinating world of common plants found in meadows and gardens throughout North America and Europe. With its stunning illustrations and rich botanical insights, it serves as a gateway for older kids ages 12–15 to develop an appreciation for the beauty of nature. Young readers will not only be captivated by the book's visual splendor but also enriched by its wealth of knowledge regarding plant origins and the so-called language of flowers. It's a perfect blend of art, science, and wonder that promises to inspire curiosity and a deeper connection to the natural world.