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Illustrations by Jeffrey Fisher,Text by Christine Fisher
6 x 7-3/4 in; 96 pp; 46 color illustrations
March 2009 ISBN 9780811862349 ISBN10 0811862348
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Birds are some of the world's most intriguing creatures, and they have long been the preferred muses for internationally renowned artist and illustrator Jeffrey Fisher. In this gorgeous hardcover, Fisher presents 46 different bird species in elegant, hand-painted portraits. Each bird is captured in his signature stylebold, colorful, unexpected, and beautifuland paired with thoughtful musings on the species' history and lore. Recognizable and rare birds abound in equal measure, from the Great Spotted Kiwi to the Kakapo to the common Wren. This whimsical collection of creatures will be a treasured complement to any birder's library.
Jeffrey Fisher is a beloved illustrator whose work has appeared on the covers of hundreds of books. He lives in France.Christine Fisher is a potter, gardener, cook, wit, mirror, mother, and wife of Jeffrey Fisher.
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