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Drawn From Paradise: The Discovery, Art and Natural History of the Birds Of Paradise Hardcover – 31 July 2012

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  • Publisher : HarperCollins GB (31 July 2012)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 256 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0007487614
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0007487615
  • Dimensions : 24.6 x 2.9 x 30.6 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
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‘The book is as sumptuous as the birds themselves, a celebration of birds that have haunted the human imagination for half a millennium.’ Simon Barnes, The Times


‘A worthy inheritor of Alistair Cooke’

‘The nation’s favourite wildlife broadcaster’
The Times

About the Author

Errol Fuller is a painter of sporting subjects, particularly boxing, who lives in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. His interest in the curiosities of natural history has resulted in three other books, The Lost Birds of Paradise, The Great Auk and Extinct Birds.

David Attenborough is known worldwide. During his 50 years in broadcasting, he has written 15 books and made 18 natural history documentaries, with regular audiences of 5 -6 million.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Chock full of beautiful art
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very beautiful depicted book on birds of paradise.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Simply Lovely Book
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