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Matt Sewell - Author

About the Author

Artist and illustrator Matt Sewell has been described as the Banksy of the bird world. Matt works in a variety of media including T-shirts, posters, interiors, sculptures and walls. He has illustrated for the Guardian and Barbour, amongst many others; painted underpasses for the RSPB; and exhibited in London, Manchester, New York, Tokyo and Paris, as well as being an avid ornithologist and regular contributor to the Caught by The River website (he also designed their logo). He lives in Shrewsbury, UK with his partner and two children. Follow Matt Sewell on Instagram here.

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Save Our Birds How to bring our favourite birds back from the brink of extinction

Save Our Birds How to bring our favourite birds back from the brink of extinction

Author: Matt Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/06/2021

The Banksy of The Bird World shares simple wisdom to help the birds we love to thrive. Bestselling author and illustrator, Matt Sewell, is back with his most inspirational book yet. Save Our Birds is a celebration of our endangered birds and call to arms for bird-lovers of all ages to help protect them. Matt has created new, beautiful watercolour artworks of Britain's most loved birds, and their habitats, all of which are sadly on the Red List - the respected, international guide to endangered species. Sewell provides a wealth of practical advice on how we can protect them from extinction. Explore cities, coastlands, woodlands and farms, leaving no habitat unexplored around the British Isles. From bird-friendly window boxes to community projects, discover the steps you can take, actions both big and small, to save our birds.

Forgotten Beasts

Forgotten Beasts

Author: Matt Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/10/2018

What do you know about the our planet's strangest extinct creatures? Matt Sewell's follow-up to the mega-hit Dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures is a beautifully-illustrated large format look at the amazing beasts that time forgot - from the well-known, such as the sabre-toothed tiger and woolly mammoth, to more obscure monsters that walked the earth millions of years ago. Organized chronologically, the creatures illustrated and described include: Sabre tooth tigers and woolly mammoths Glyptodon - the armadillo as big as a VW Beetle car Megalodon - the monster 60 foot (18m) shark Water King penguin - the red and grey penguin the size of a man Ornimegalonyx - the largest owl that ever existed Deinotherium - the huge, elephant-like creature with tusks positioned on its lower jaw and curved, facing downwards Short-nosed bear - the massive fearsome bear that kept North America human-free Aurochs - the striped wild bull with huge horns Megatherium - the giant sloth that was as large as a modern elephant Less celebrated than the dinosaurs, these beasts are equally impressive. Enjoy Matt Sewell's characteristic watercolour illustrations and witty, fascinating descriptions of these amazing creatures that once did stalk the planet.

A Charm of Goldfinches and Other Collective Nouns

A Charm of Goldfinches and Other Collective Nouns

Author: Matt Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2016

A charm of goldfinches, an ascension of larks, a school of dolphins, a cloud of bats, a murder of crows. All these and more are portrayed in this enchanting new book by much loved artist Matt Sewell, playing on the theme of collective nouns for animals. Illustrated with Matt's inimitable watercolours, and imbued with a love of his subjects that will resonate with people everywhere and of all ages, this book is a great gift for nature and art lovers. Accompanying each illustration is a playful, quirky description of each groups' personality that readers cannot help but smile at. Sewell's unique witty take on the subject, and delicately vivid illustrations make for a lovely addition to his collection of pocketable books.

Penguins and Other Sea Birds

Penguins and Other Sea Birds

Author: Matt Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/03/2016

Did you know... The Galapagos Penguin's speckled markings make each of them as unique as a snowflake? The Emperor Penguin weighs the same as a Labrador retriever? The Adelie Penguin takes its name from the sweetheart of a Napoleonic naval captain turned explorer? From tiny fairy penguins to the regal emperor penguin, street artist and ornithologist, Matt Sewell, illustrates one of the world's favourite birds in this charming follow-up to Owls, Our Garden Birds, Our Songbirds and Our Woodland Birds. Matt captures the famously quirky characters of penguins through his unique and much-loved watercolours accompanied by whimsical descriptions. You'll discover everything you've ever wondered about this enigmatic bird and his feathered friends from across the globe.

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