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Magnificent Birds

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Discover incredible birds from around the world with this exquisite picture book.

Discover incredible birds from around the world with this exquisite picture book. From the bird-of-paradise that performs its extravagantly colourful courtship dance in the rainforest to the bar-tailed godwit that flies thousands of miles across the ocean without stopping, explore the world of magnificent birds in this beautiful gift book, created in association with the RSPB. Narisa Togo's stunning, stylish lino-cut prints capture the beauty and the drama of these wonderful winged creatures, making this a non-fiction book like no other.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 265 x 305 x 10mm | 550g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1406377880
  • 9781406377880
  • 8,402

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"[...] an excellent example of an inspiring information book which satisfies both the eye and the intellect." * The School Librarian * "exquisite" * Cage & Aviary Birds * "a very stylish book to share with your children at bedtime and it also has great coffee table appeal." * Independent.ie * "It isn't often that a non-fiction picture book has been so admired here in the Lovereading office. The stunning, stylish lino-cut prints capture the beauty and the drama of a whole host of winged creatures but in the writing the reader will discover the background to these incredible birds.[...] This really is a book like no other, to share amongst the family and for grown-ups as a lavish coffee table book to be admired. Magnificent..." * LoveReading * "With loving attention to detail, Togo offers an elegant and incisive avian celebration." * Publishers Weekly *
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About Narisa Togo

The RSPB is the UK's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Together with our partners, we protect threatened birds and wildlife so our towns, coast and countryside will teem with life once again. We play a leading role in BirdLife International, a worldwide partnership of nature conservation organisations.

Narisa Togo has loved birds all her life. She was born in 1987 in Japan and received her bachelor's degree in ecology at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology. She then did her Masters in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art. She has been a keen birdwatcher from the age of 13 and still takes groups bird watching. She lives in Japan.
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