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Birds Deluxe Notecards with Envelopesby Jeffrey Fisher
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From the common wren and robin red breast to the exotic kiwi and lyrebird, the Fishers (who live in France) share their enthusiasm for birds. He provides the charming color illustrations, while she briefly describes the birds' habits and habitats. While acknowledging their debt to others' fieldwork, the authors do not list references in this compact, introductory ode to a sampling of feathered species. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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.
About the Author
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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