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The Incredible Cabinet of Wonders

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It’s time to peek inside the world’s most famous museums. Welcome to Lonely Planet Kids’ Incredible Cabinet of Wonders – the greatest little museum in the world! 12 collectors, from toy makers and monster hunters, to sailors and archaeologists, have created their own themed cabinets and filled them with their favourite things.

Lift the flaps and open the cabinet doors to discover 100 extraordinary objects from our planet’s weird and wonderful past and present, then read fascinating stories behind each one and find out where to see them in real life.

What objects will you find? And what stories will they tell?

The 12 themed collections are:

Toy Maker’s Cabinet
Sailor’s Cabinet
Monster Hunter’s Cabinet
Naturalist’s Cabinet
Miniaturist’s Cabinet
Doctor’s Cabinet
Treasure Hunter’s Cabinet
Archaeologist’s Cabinet
Costume Maker’s Cabinet
Musician’s Cabinet
Scientist’s Cabinet
Make Believer’s Cabinet

Each cabinet is illustrated by a different artist and features photos of every astonishing and unusual artefact.

Publisher: Lonely Planet Global Limited
Format: Paperback
Published: 13th October 2017
Number of Pages: 28

ISBN-13: 9781787011038

Age Ranking
  1. #74 of 134 books for 13 year olds
  2. #130 of 1615 books for 8 year olds
  3. #152 of 1513 books for 9 year olds
  4. #162 of 1816 books for 7 year olds
  5. #713 of 1139 books for 10 year olds
11 Book reviews
17th November '17
I read it to Leonapie aged 9
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5 stars
My nine year old daughter was amazed with this book from start to finish. She is a little book worm and probably wouldn’t of been a book she would of picked up herself, but now Shen has told
Me she will look for more books like this. It is a hardback book and on every page has flaps which reveal interesting facts about each topic. She enjoyed the doctors looking at glass eye cabinet and an invention they used for children with sticky out ears, let’s say it didn’t catch on. Such a lovely education book. Will be recommended it to my friends as a must have book. 
3rd November '17
I read it (an adult)
The Incredible Cabinet of Wonders 9781787011038
5 stars
Oh WOW! This book has clearly been created with love. Each page is stunningly laid out and completely unique. Each one is a different 'cabinet' ranging from Doctors, Sailors, Musicians to Miniaturists. There are humourous, scary, funny curiosities all contained under hidden drawers, doors and flaps. The book itself is hard backed and that adds to the feeling of it being 'special' - this is certainly a book which will create magic for children, awe and wonder on every page. One I will certainly be sharing with fellow teachers.
27th November '17
Yzabelle read it aged 8
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5 stars
brill book, children can lift the flaps and open the cabinet doors to discover 100 extraordinary objects from our planet's weird and wonderful past and present, then read fascinating stories behind each one and find out where to see them in real life

I love this book it is so much fun
3rd November '17
Bee read it aged 9
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5 stars
This has got to be the best lift the flaps book in the universe, right? I loved it so much. When you read this book, you go on your own mini museum adventure. Although the flaps are small, the adventures it takes you on  are  big. Featuring the introduction, archaeologists, doctors , monster hunters , naturalists, treasure hunters, sailors, make-belivers , miniaturists , toy makers , tailors , scientists and musicians cabinet, there's so much to explore! Also, you can read it in 1 day.
4th November '17
dkathurima read it aged 7
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5 stars
This book is an amazing book which you can keep coming back and finding something new! Great fun lifting the flaps
5th November '17
I read it to seany aged 8 & to Tinkerbell aged 9
The Incredible Cabinet of Wonders 9781787011038
5 stars
Really enjoyed this book!! Brilliant facts!! Fun seeing behind the little doors.
13th November '17
Bud read it aged 7
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5 stars
This is a glorious book. One of the very best we've had in a long time. It is beauitfully illustrated and packed with information as it takes you through a museum exploring a range of different topics. 
There are twelve themed collections, featuring everything from archaeology to costume making, to science. Each collection brings together a range of items from across the world to make it a curated set of items which really allows your child to explore the topic. 
This is a genuinely fascinating book and both myself, my partner and our 7 and 5 year old keep finding ourselves picking it up and browsing through it over and over again. It's been in to school to show to my son's class and I can't see any of us losing interest in it any time soon.
This really is a triumphant book from Lonely Planet Kids and would make a wonderful gift for any child from around 6 upwards. Highly recommended. 
5th November '17
Neriah read it aged 7
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5 stars
This book is wonderful have read it all in one weekend.  There are flaps with information inside great to keep the kids interested and entertained.  Adventures include doctors and monster hunters will keep you reading till the end.  Would highly recommend thanks toppsta
31st December '17
ashtonslater read it aged 10
The Incredible Cabinet of Wonders 9781787011038
5 stars
I completely loved this book!! It's full of facts and brill pictures, I've showed it at show and tell at school and all my friends loved it 
5th November '17
I read it (an adult)
The Incredible Cabinet of Wonders 9781787011038
5 stars
This is a wonderful book with lots of interesting things to see, something new to discover every time you open it
22nd November '17
I read it to Dolphins aged 13 & to Amieneve0303 aged 8
The Incredible Cabinet of Wonders 9781787011038
5 stars
This book went down well with the whole family and we were very impressed with the presentation and impact. It is an easy and fun way to learn with interesting facts hidden away! Brilliant book!
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