The Book of the Bird
Laurence King Publishing | ISBN 9781780677507
Paperback – 160 pages
Member’s price: $27.00
The Book of the Bird celebrates the bird in art with an elegant, international collection of paintings, illustrations and photographs, featuring all kinds of birds from the smallest tits and wrens to colourful exotics.
Interspersed though the illustrations are short texts giving background to the pictures and information on bird species. This is the perfect gift for all bird lovers.
About the Author
Angus Hyland is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and a partner at Pentagram Design London. In 2001 he was the co-curator with Roanne Bell of 'Picture This', a British Council exhibition featuring the work of London illustrators. His work for Laurence King includes Hand to Eye (2003, with Roanne Bell), The Picture Book (2010, with Steven Bateman), Symbol (2011), and The Purple Book (2013).
Kendra Wilson is a writer with an interest in the natural world. She has written for American style blog Gardenista since its inception and she has also been a designer and picture editor on magazines in London and New York, including Vogue, Condé Nast Traveler and Observer Food Monthly.