Magnificent Birds by Narisa Togo
  

Magnificent Birds

Written by Narisa Togo
Illustrated by Narisa Togo
Part of the Walker Studio Series

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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 ofwinged creatures but in the writing the reader will discover the background to these incredible birds - from the andean flamingo and the bald eagle to the toco toucan and the wandering albatross - did you know the latter spends the first 5-10 years of its life at sea soaring over the waves with barely a flap of its wings? 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...

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Synopsis

Magnificent Birds by Narisa Togo

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.

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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 * a very stylish book to share with your children at bedtime and it also has great coffee table appeal. * Independent.ie * exquisite * Cage & Aviary Birds * [...] an excellent example of an inspiring information book which satisfies both the eye and the intellect. * The School Librarian *

About the Author

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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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Narisa Togo
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

2nd November 2017

ISBN

9781406377880

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