A beauty, a brainwave, a brilliance?
I couldn’t find a collective noun for books, but any and all of those three would be an appropriate one for A Kaleidoscope of Butterflies by Kate Hursthouse.
The seed for the book was planted during a conversation about zebras in which she was told the collective noun for the animals is a dazzle.
The seed grew and blossomed into a book of collective nouns for animals, beautifully and creatively illustrated with pictures which reflect the words.
Each time I open the book I see something more.
It is described as a children’s book but will interest and delight adults too.
You can buy the book from the artist’s website.
There’s more about the artist and the book at: Renaissance artist – the Aucklander helping keep alive age-old art of calligraphy.