Our Garden Birds – Out now

Over the moon to announce that my book Our Garden Birds was released earlier this month through Ebury Press.

Heres a lovely short film made with R & A Collaborations featuring animation from Sam Coxon.

Available cheep cheep (£6.80 at the time of typing) from Amazon here
Signed and drawn in copies are available in my shop now.
If you have a special request for a dedication or a particular bird drawn in there please email me.

I would like to say more about the book myself but soem lovely person did a great job in an Amazon review for me… Thanks Jennywren!!

This is a beautiful little book that perfectly captures and brings alive the characters of 52 of our most familiar feathered friends through quirky, creative but very well-observed watercolours accompanied by amusingly written paragraphs celebrating the antics and habits of our garden birds.

Please be aware that this is not intended to be an identification guide or a technical bird book – it is more of a loving creative tribute written and painted by an artist / bird enthusiast who is clearly enchanted by the everyday encounters with birds as much as the less usual sightings, and wants to share these little birdy moments that brighten up everyday life. It’s not a long read, but isn’t meant to be – it began life as a weekly highlight on a blog before being collected for publishing, however once read it continues to be a book to dip into at any time and enjoy the little snapshots of bird characters. Although pocket-sized, it’s a perfect art coffee table book too, my copy has pride of place!

All in all, it’s a lovely gift book for anyone who is into illustration, nature, birds, art or any of Matt Sewell’s other work, and will hopefully delight and amuse non-birdy-aware people as much as those who are more ornithologically inclined. I also hope that it’ll get people noticing the everyday birds around them more and that can only be a good thing for their conservation.

Wooden Branch