Architecture According to Pigeons by Speck Lee Tailfeather, Stella Gurney, Natsko Seki

Architecture According to Pigeons

Written by Speck Lee Tailfeather, Stella Gurney, Natsko Seki
Illustrated by


Architecture According to Pigeons by Speck Lee Tailfeather, Stella Gurney, Natsko Seki

Hello. I am Speck. Come fly with me! Architecture According to Pigeons is the perfect introduction for children to the most beautiful buildings in the world and the basic principles of architecture, using a fun, lively and engaging way of learning. In this delightful book, a pigeon named Speck Lee Tailfeather reveals that pigeons are great aficionados of architecture and delivers an account of a journey around the globe with fun facts about each of the iconic buildings he visits. The book features the Colosseum, the Taj Mahal, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Sydney Opera House, the Eiffel Tower, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater and dozens of other buildings from a 'bird's eye view' to delight children and parents alike.


[A] fun and engaging book for children ages 7 and up is the perfect introduction to the basic principles of architecture. -360 West Magazine Colorful, visually dense. -Wall Street Journal Airy but informative and sure to tempt young readers into taking closer looks at the buildings (and pigeons) around them. -Kirkus Reviews A great way to brush up on your architectural essentials, no matter what age you are. Perfect for the child who loves to build and create. -Washington Post

About the Author

Natsko Seki was born in 1976, grew up in Tokyo, studied illustration in Brighton, and made her way to London where she now lives and works. Inspired by architecture, vintage culture and fashion from different ages and cultures, Natsko creates vibrant cityscapes and enjoys applying her friends and family members into her illustrations by collaging photos from her old family albums and her own photographs.

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64 pages


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Phaidon Press Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2013



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