Bird: Exploring the Winged World

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$64.95  $60.40
Phaidon Press
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10.1 X 11.6 X 1.4 inches | 5.5 pounds

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About the Author

Phaidon Editors

Katrina van Grouw is an illustrator and fine artist, best known for books including The Unfeathered Bird and Unnatural Selection.

Jen Lobo is an artist and illustrator. She was the 2019-20 Bartels Illustrator at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.


'The most glorious cornucopia celebrating our enduring love affair with birds - an uplifting and eye-opening tribute to the way they enrich our lives.' - Alan Titchmarsh MBE, English TV presenter, broadcaster and gardener

'A lavish and fascinating collection of great artwork featuring birds, from the earliest times to today. Compelling and absolutely beautiful - a visual feast.' - Stephen Moss, naturalist, author and original producer of BAFTA award-winning series 'Springwatch'

'A sumptuous collection of paintings, jewelry, photography, scientific texts, and other objects celebrating avian life that spans nearly 5,000 years of human history.' - Audubon

'Documents the importance of the avian world to all of human society.' - New York Times

'A contemplative study of some of the planet's most beautiful creatures, with packaging as vibrant and whimsical as the species themselves.' - Forbes

'An extensive celebration of feathered creatures across thousands of years.' - Colossal Art

'Extensive ... plays special emphasis on the symbolic nature of our winged friends.' - Hypebeast

'Stunning.' - Bird Watching

'A fantastically well-curated collection of bird imagery in art and culture.' - NPR

'An engaging and visually stunning visit to the avian kingdom.' - Robb Report

'Wonderfully illustrated ... takes us on an unpredictable journey throughout the world.' - Wall Street Journal

'This is the perfect coffee table book for when it's so cold and wet that you've decided to postpone your birdwatching session.' - BTO (British Trust for Ornithology)