San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2009. Octavo, dustwrapper, colour illustrations.
In this lovely gift book, artist Jeffrey Fisher portrays the elegance and beauty of 46 of the world's birds. Each spread features a different bird in Fisher's signature style, paired with thoughtful musings on the species' history and lore. There are recognizable and rare birds in equal measure such as the Great Spotted Kiwi, the European Bee-Eater, and the Kakapo. A perfect little gift for all bird enthusiasts.
Price: $35.00 AU