Beautiful Birds by Jean Roussen
  

Beautiful Birds

Written by Jean Roussen
Illustrated by Emmanuelle Walker

RRP £14.99

Synopsis

Beautiful Birds by Jean Roussen

In this stunningly illustrated introduction to the world's most beautiful birds, Jean Roussen and Emmanuelle Walker pay homage to an alphabet of birds in all their feathery fancies. From Warblers to Blue-tits and Kakapos to Owls, Roussen's playful, melodic poem is complemented beautifully by Walker's delicate illustrations.Jean Roussen is a Swiss French graphic designer and writer who dabbles in publishing from time to time.Emmanuelle Walker is an animation director and illustrator from Montreal, Quebec. As well as contributing to Nobrow magazine (Nobrow 8: Hysteria), she has worked with international animation studios across the world (Walt Disney Ltd., Sherbert and Nexus). She lives and works in London, England.

Reviews

WINNER OF THE CHEN BOCHUI INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S LITERATURE AWARD Beautiful Birds is an elegant and unpatronising alphabet of birds. The language is sophisticated [...] but children and parents will breeze through the book because the rhymes have momentum and the illustrations have poise and wit and the colours are entrancing. -The Guardian From albatross to zos-ter-o-pi-dae, the images in this slightly oversized import consistently stun with their composition and use of color. [] readers eyes glide over the luscious pages. The image of a nightingale, framed in an open, circular window beneath a crescent moon, is alone worth the purchase price. With pages that beg to be sliced out and framed, a positive feast for the eyes. -Kirkus Reviews The illustrations pop off the page

About the Author

Jean Roussen is a Swiss-French graphic designer and writer, who dabbles in publishing from time to time. Emmanuelle Walker is an animation director and illustrator from Montreal, Quebec. As well as contributing to Nobrow magazine (Nobrow 8: Hysteria), she has worked with international animation studios across the world (Walt Disney Ltd., Sherbert). She lives and works in London.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
56 pages

Author

Jean Roussen
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Publisher

Flying Eye Books

Publication date

1st March 2015

ISBN

9781909263291


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