Birds are some of the world's most intriguing creatures. In the simply titled "Birds", internationally renowned artist Jeffrey Fisher captures their timeless elegance and beauty in 46 magnificent hand-painted portraits. Each spread features a different bird in Fisher's signature style, paired with thoughtful musings on the species' history and lore. There are recognizable and rare birds in equal measure - the Great Spotted Kiwi, the European Bee-Eater, and the Kakapo are portrayed in all their splendor.
Jeffrey Fisher is a renowned illustrator and designer. Born in Australia, he has more than 1,000 book covers to his credit for publishers in the UK, USA, Italy, France, and Brazil. His work has appeared in the New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, and Time Magazine. He makes posters, corporate brochures, postage, and much more, including address books, cards, and notebooks for Chronicle Books. He is the author and illustrator of the children's books How to Get Rich, The Hair Scare, and Pass the Celery, Ellery!