What a beautiful bookI m Sharon, Lois and Brams Skinnamarink passionate about birds but cannot be described as a twitcher just a happy amateur However any book or app that s going to teach me on the subject is devoured and slotted into the storage cabinet in my brain labelled BIRDS Matt Sewell hasroduced the most beautifully
illustrated book on both enguins and other sea book on both enguins and other sea starting with the Emperor Penguin and including such bizarrely named birds like the
Auklet and Chinstrapped Penguin illustrations showcase Matt Sewell s enormous talent and makes me determined to add his other books Owls Our Woodland Birds Spotting Jotting Guide Our Garden Birds and Our Songbirds to my collection His The Shadows I Followed passion for conservation shines through everyage Don t ever give up illustrating and writing Matt Sewell your work is instructive beautiful and valued and all bird enthusiasts should have your books to help identify and educate us on our wide variety of feathered friendsTreebeardBreakaway Reviewers received a copy of the book to review I read this aloud to my son and he enjoyed the candid factoids about each bird It it gorgeously illustrated and full of information I just wish the birds were better organised Japanese Etiquette perhaps by family or continent Very informative but written in a casual witty tone so it s fun to read and not at all dry Plus the drawings are wonderful this is a lovely art book some readers criticized it for not being aroper field guide about 50 birds are lovingly described on one elegant The Cowboy and His Baby page with lots of white space with a fullage watercolor on the opposite side the Secure Location paintings are gorgeous charming and adorables birds are awesome especially The Everyday Witch (Beatrice Bailey, penguins What a delightful book with colorful and lovely illustrations So far Matt Sewell is becoming one of my most favorite birding authors when it comes down to getting to know our feathered friends He knows his birds while not only brings them to life in his illustrations which are interesting and charming in their own right but with the information that herovides for each one while allo. Did you knowThe Galápagos Penguin's speckled markings make each of them as uniue as a snowflake The Emperor Penguin weighs the same as a Labrador retriever The. Wing the reader to understand his OWN PERSONAL PREFERENCES WHEN IT COMES personal references when it comes the avian world Matt has a way of bringing the world of nature to life by helping the reader to understand the different species in an easy writing style that searches how their name came toRhinoceros Auklet And Chinstrapped Penguin
be some of their habits their distribution and even threats to that articular species Along with his Englishsome of their habits their distribution and even threats to that articular species Along with his English of wit and his Fline en Lingerie personal opinions this makes for a book whereupon the reader canick up on the author s love of his country as well as the animals that fill the neighborly niches around him The book isn t organized though in any shape or level so the reader will have no idea which bird will be next in the reading And although the book doesn t need to be organized it Surface probably would have done well for most of the well known ocean birds that I was interested in was towards the back so I had to endure with other birds whether interesting or not to me to get to those that I wanted to learn about Otherwise the book has a watercolor of each bird for each entry and these are repeated in the back in a section that the author has included as a checklist for those avid birders who like to get out and about All in all along with his other books this is one book that would be a great gift to birders young and old especially those who don t mind the dry wit andor UK visitors even though other non UK localized species have been included in the telling of theages June s Reading Vlog Video is up Click the link to see where this one ranks along with all my other June books The Written Review 45 stars Hopefully in this book you will discover that there is a lot to Orange 5 (オレンジ, penguins than being cute In fact they are one of the hardiest souls on thelanet Matt Sewell takes us on an amazing little adventure as we travel the globe to learn cool facts and looking at gorgeous illustrations of various enguins and sea birdsMatt rovides one full color The Scot picture and oneage of description Spring Snow per birdthough these aren t your typical animal factsI absolutely loved the uirky little. Adélie Penguin takes its name from the sweetheart of a Napoleonic naval captain turned explorerFrom tiny fairyenguins to the regal emperor enguin street arti. Way Matt Sewell does his animal descriptionsTake the King Penguin their chick which especially when compared to the dignified nobility of its folks looks like an awkward toddler in a Sasuatch outfit It s just so much fun to watch the author have fun with his book Want to
why the Smew is favorite seabird It has the best name Smew So cute I loved his dry humor that was scattered throughout as well Probably the most opularly named bird in this bookKnow Why The Smew Is
the Blue footed Booby s name will no doubt get a fewBlue footed Booby s name will no doubt get a few from those of you who find that kind of thing funny In short I m overwhelmed with cuteness and the illustrations truly make this book erfectHighly recommended if you are looking for a uick and enjoyable book about animals A beautiful book of facts and illustrations And has 16 different types of At the Wolfs Table penguins included for those among us who adore these birds This is basically a short encyclopaedia on Penguins and other sea birds as the title suggests featuring watercolour illustrations alongside a shortiece of text about the species For me A Family Scandal personally it didn t feel organised enough to be a good encyclopaedia it could ve been divided into types of species or alphabetically so it d be easier to find what you re looking for and the text in itself isn t much sometimes funny but often just not enough or again organised enough in that the text sometimes barely give any information but only funny anecdotes and other times focuses solely on the facts Bottom line get it for the illustrations or give it to someone who lovesenguinssea birds and don t mind the very general overview it gives I think this d be a great Ruthless Game (GhostWalkers, present for a child though for a child interested in nature and animals it d be a fun way to learn and to create interest Iicked this up on a whim from the Dollar Tree because it looked really cuteAnd I uite enjoyed it It had little snippets about different The Perfect Weapon penguins and some other birds but it was told in a simple and casual way that made it fun to readPlus it had cute little illustrations of every bird. St and ornithologist Matt Sewell illustrates one of the world’s favourite birds in this follow up to Owls Our Garden Birds Our Songbirds and Our Woodland Birds.