Nature Anatomy by Julia Rothman

Nature Anatomy by Julia Rothman has the most stunning artworks of everything from sunset and clouds to feathers and jellyfish. Over 700 illustrations filled with interesting facts makes this book the perfect gift for any curious child.

It is also a great tool to use when exploring a topic like biomimicry. Hours of fun thinking about ways to design a robot inspired by different kinds of beaks. How can you design a robot that picks up things?


Julia has made a book brimming with things that tickled her own curiosity and filled her with love and admiration for the wonders of nature. The book inspires you to walk outside and stand still and just look.

We often rush around in life but nature is a great master to help us stop and reflect. Whether it is the clouds drifting over the skyscrapers, the little slug that came out when it started to rain, or the fluttering dragonfly.  The act of watching is often underestimated.

This book is the follow-up to the equally charming Farm Anatomy.

Finally, today is

Life’s B(earth)day

you can read more about what this day stands for at Biomimicry 3.8.

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