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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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Other books by Matt Sewell

Forgotten Beasts

Forgotten Beasts

Author: Matt Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/09/2018

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.

Spotting and Jotting Guide Our British Birds

Spotting and Jotting Guide Our British Birds

Author: Matt Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/05/2015

There is nothing better than spotting a bird you have never seen before, so here is a handy way of keeping all your jottings in check. In Matt Sewell's much-loved pop art style, and small enough to pop in your pocket, Our Garden Birds: Spotting and Jotting is the perfect accessory for bird-seekers and nature-lovers alike. Replicated in stunning watercolours and true-to-life, discover wild and wonderful birds from Greenfinches to Goldcrests, Blackcaps and Collared doves. So, grab your binoculars and start spotting and jotting your favourite feathered friends.

Owls Our Most Enchanting Bird

Owls Our Most Enchanting Bird

Author: Matt Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/11/2014

In this beautiful follow-up to Our Garden Birds, Our Songbirds and Our Woodland Birds, street artist Matt Sewell captures the world's most evocative bird: the owl. In his much-loved pop-art watercolours and accompanied with his whimsical descriptions, Matt Sewell expresses the individual characters of owls as never before. From tiny Elf Owls to huge Eagle Owls, from the mysterious creatures of the night to an impossibly fluffy baby owl, they are undoubtedly one of the world's most intriguing feathered friends. These wise, magical birds are otherworldly in their striking colours and stature, and it's not just birdwatchers who are obsessed. With 50 hand-selected, hand-painted owls, this is a delightful gift which appeals to owl lovers, bird-watching enthusiasts, children, adults and art and design fans alike.

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