Gardens: A Smithsonian Coloring Book
Engage with a natural world of wonder and its diverse symphony of life, ready for you to fill with color! The Smithsonian Institution presents an awe-inspiring new coloring book that explores the Smithsonian Gardens, a museum without walls. Guided by experts from the Smithsonian and brought to life by Rachel Curtis (Dinosaurs: A Smithsonian Coloring Book), tour the more than 180 acres and fifteen public exhibition gardens that make up this living museum. Rich pen and ink illustrations invite you to step into captivating scenes inspired by the landscapes and exhibits that extend the Smithsonian's museums, while brief and fascinating insights from experts explain the roles plants and gardens play in our cultural and natural worlds and inspire appreciation and stewardship. Featuring native plants, orchids, roses, heirloom vegetables, poinsettias, bees, butterflies, and much more, fans of coloring books and urban sanctuaries will find an enchanting living classroom to explore with their own creativity. This book's deluxe ivory paper allows for a variety of artistic media like pen, pencil, or even watercolor, to ensure your creative vision comes to life just the way you want—and lasts for years to come.