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Flying the Nest The Early Days of Britain's Best-Loved Animals by Hannah Dale

Flying the Nest The Early Days of Britain's Best-Loved Animals

Part of the National Trust Art & Illustration Series
The Real World   
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An adorable set of animal portraits, the colour sketches catching the baby creatures in affectionate detail. Set out with an illustration on each page spread, accompanied by a short piece of text with details on the animal featured. Some of the creatures are easy to see like baby chicks and rabbits but there are also some lovely surprises, creatures we are most unlikely to see such as a fat little baby puffin or a baby dormouse. The format is just right, small and square, the illustrations perfectly presented on cream coloured paper. ~ Sue Baker

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Flying the Nest The Early Days of Britain's Best-Loved Animals by Hannah Dale

This beautiful little giftbook features over 50 baby birds and animals painted by Hannah Dale in her uniquely quirky, characterful style. From the fox cub to the fluffy duckling, the nation's favourite baby creatures are delightfully brought to life by this award-winning artist. Each portrait is accompanied by insightful and entertaining text. A wonderful reference and beautiful gift book for all lovers of our wildlife.

About the Author

Hannah Dale runs Wrendale Designs, a stationery and gift design company which specialises in endearing illustrations depicting British wildlife. Hannah lives in rural Lincolnshire and her work is inspired by the beautiful surrounding countryside.

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1st October 2015


Hannah Dale

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National Trust Books an imprint of Pavilion Books


128 pages


Wildlife: general interest



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