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Architecture According to Pigeons (Hardcover)

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Hello, I am Speck. Come along, come along!

Architecture According to Pigeons is a fun, lively introduction for children to world’s most beautiful buildings. In this delightful book, Speck Lee Tailfeather reveals that he and his fellow pigeons are in fact great aficionados of architecture. Speck delivers his account of a journey around the globe, offering a "bird’s eye view" of the Colosseum, the Taj Mahal, Golden Gate Bridge, the Sydney Opera House, the Eiffel Tower, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, and dozens of other buildings to delight children and parents alike.

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About the Author


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Speck Lee Tailfeather is a highly respected Pigeon Elder, elected by his peers to reveal to human beings the truth about pigeons' finer sensibilities and their love of architecture. Architecture According to Pigeons is Speck Lee Tailfeather’s first book to be published.

Natsko Seki was born in 1976, grew up in Tokyo, studied illustration in Brighton, and made her way to London where she now lives and works. Inspired by architecture, vintage culture and fashion from different ages and cultures, Natsko creates vibrant cityscapes and enjoys applying her friends and family members into her illustrations by collaging photos from her old family albums and her own photographs.

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Praise For…


"[A] fun and engaging book for children ages 7 and up is the perfect introduction to the basic principles of architecture."—360 West Magazine

"Colorful, visually dense."—Wall Street Journal

"Airy but informative and sure to tempt young readers into taking closer looks at the buildings (and pigeons) around them."—Kirkus Reviews

"A great way to brush up on your architectural essentials, no matter what age you are."—Architizer.com

"Perfect for the child who loves to build and create."—Washington Post

"Children will enjoy the interesting and entertaining facts that accompany each building... The buildings are brought alive by the talented artist Natsko Seki, who uses her stylish and unique technique of merging art and photos into a digital collage... I'm sure that after reading this delightful and quirky book which includes over 40 fascinating structures, children will look at pigeons and architecture in a new way - I know I do."—Montessori International

Product Details
ISBN: 9780714863894
ISBN-10: 0714863890
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Publication Date: October 28th, 2013
Language: English