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Kermit reads a book about frogs

Online collection spotlight: Britannica kids

September 27, 2021

Ask a librarian, Collection spotlights:

What do frogs and salamanders have in common? What’s the largest coral reef on Earth? And who wrote the picture book, ‘Possum Magic’? The Britannica Kids online encyclopaedia doesn’t just offer answers to these questions.

Empress Josephine and the last emu

Empress Josephine and the last emu

July 16, 2018

Our stories:

In France, in 1822, the last surviving Australian dwarf emus died. The emus had made the unlikely journey from their their homes on Kangaroo and King Islands to the splendid gardens of Empress Josephine Bonaparte’s Malmaison.

A moa for all seasons, now showing in Mirror of the world

A moa for all seasons, now showing in Mirror of the world

April 17, 2015

Rare Books & Arts:

We highlight the work of controversial natural historian Richard Owen in our Mirror of the World exhibition