The Wall of Birds: One Planet, 243 Families, 375 Million Years (B&N Exclusive Edition)

The Wall of Birds: One Planet, 243 Families, 375 Million Years (B&N Exclusive Edition)

by Jane Kim, Thayer Walker

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The Barnes & Noble exclusive edition includes a beautiful, frameable 5 x 7 art print of the Barn Owl, tucked inside a resealable envelope in the back of the book.

A celebration of the diversity and evolution of birds, as depicted in the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's magnificent 2,500-square-foot Wall of Birds mural by artist Jane Kim.

Part homage, part artistic and sociological journey, The Wall of Birds tells the story of birds' remarkable 375-million-year evolution. With a foreword by John W. Fitzpatrick, director of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and full of lush photographs of gorgeous life-size birds painted in exacting detail, The Wall of Birds lets readers explore these amazing creatures family by family and continent by continent. Throughout, beautifully crafted narratives and intimate artistic reflections tell of the evolutionary forces that created birds' dazzling variety of forms and colors, and reveal powerful lessons about birds that are surprisingly relevant to contemporary human challenges.

From the tiny five-inch Marvelous Spatuletail hummingbird to the monstrous thirty-foot Yutyrannus, The Wall of Birds is a visual feast, essential for bird enthusiasts, naturalists, and art lovers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062895103
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/23/2018
Edition description: B&N Exclusive Edition
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 499,002
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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