Coloring enthusiasts and bird lovers unite with America's Favorite Birds -- a beautiful and intricately designed coloring book of North America's Top 35 most watched / popular wild birds, from the leading authority on birds, the Cornell Lab! America's Favorite Birds, the first of two titles in a series of Adults Coloring titles from the Cornell Lab, is so much more than a typical adult bird coloring book. Each page includes authentic and detailed backgrounds depicting where each bird perches, nests, and feeds. On the back of each coloring page, readers can learn about the bird they colored...where they live, what they eat, maps, etc., just eugh to complete their connection with nature. Plus, a full color illustration pull-out section provides reference, and perforated pages make each finished page easy to save and display. And, as with all Cornell Lab Publishing Group books, a full 35% of the net proceeds from the sale of the America's Favorite Birds coloring book will go directly to Cornell Lab to support projects such as children's educational and community programs.
Dr. Miyoko Chu is an Ornithologist and the Senior Director of Communications at the Cornell Lab, leading the teams that created the Cornell Lab s renowned Merlin Bird ID app, Bird Cams, and All About Birds website (collectively used and viewed by tens of millions annually). Miyoko is also an accomplished birding author, including: Songbird Journeys: Four Seasons in the Lives of Migratory Birds and Birdscapes: A Pop-Up Celebration of Bird Songs in Stereo Sound.. Miyoko holds her Ph.D. in Ornithology from the University of California, Berkeley. Brenda Lyons is an illustrator from Manchester, Connecticut, whose work explores the natural world with a deep love and focus on birds. Her watercolor paintings capture birds and otherworldly avian creatures in realistic and dreamlike compositions, while she also paints fantastical worlds in acrylic, oils, as well as using pen and ink and graphite. Brenda is the author and illustrator of Winged Fantasy: Draw and Paint Magical and Mythical Creatures (IMPACT Books, 2014). She holds her B.A. in Art from Rocky Mountain College, and her M.F.A. in Illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Brenda also volunteers the at Horizon Wings Raptor Rehabilitation and Education Center, helping care for sick and injured raptors and corvids, as well as community events and education programs.