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Atlas of Amazing Birds

Matt Sewell

Pavilion Children’s

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ISBN: 9781843654063

Price: £16.99

Publication date: 5 September 2019

ISBN: 9781843654629

ASIN: 9781843654629

Price: £9.99

Publication date: 10 October 2019

Category: Non-Fiction

Matt Sewell has made his personal selection of the most amazing birds from around the world and illustrated them in his dazzling style, accompanied by witty and informative descriptions and maps of every continent.

Every bird chosen to appear in this book is amazing in its own individual way – birds that migrate thousands of miles, survive in extreme environments, are brilliant builders, are super-fast, super-brave or super-big, or simply look amazing!

Travel the world to see magnificent eagles, resilient penguins, tiny hummingbirds, towering ostriches, stunning peacocks and many more. Colourful, clever, song-filled, strange and stunning – this book is a celebration of bird life!

 

ABOUT THE Author

Artist and illustrator Matt Sewell has been described as the Banksy of the bird world. Matt has illustrated for the Guardian and Barbour, painted underpasses for the RSPB, and exhibited in London, Manchester, New York, Tokyo and Paris. He is an avid ornithologist and regular contributor to the Caught by The River website (he also designed their logo). His bird books, Our Garden Birds, Our Woodland Birds, A Charm of Goldfinches and many more, have taken the world by storm. He has also illustrated numerous children’s books including The Big Bird Spot, Dinosaurs and Forgotten Beasts.

He lives in Shrewsbury, UK with his partner and two children.

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REVIEWS

'[Sewell’s] watercolours are a visual delight… The art work beautifully captures each bird’s form and plumage in a simplified style, but instantly recognisable… The description [is] written in an accessible and engaging tone.'

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'No budding ornithologist should be without Matt Sewell’s Atlas of Amazing Birds, in which sumptuous illustrations and brief captions tell us all we need to know'

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