Jan Mark, one of Britain's most distinguished authors of books for young people, was twice awarded the Carnegie Medal and also received many other awards. She passed away in January 2006. Richard Holland says that THE MUSEUM BOOK inspired him to try a new mixed-media collage style and "was an illustrator's dream." He lives in Essex, England.
The act of opening this eclectic, tall-format tome will launch readers on a leisurely and edifying journey of discovery. --Publishers Weekly (starred review) Reading through this look at all things museum (definition of; history of; issues surrounding) is itself like wandering through an eclectic and idiosyncratic museum, marveling at the wonders it contains. --The Horn Book