I recently stumbled upon a small treasure of a book called The Chickadees: A Contemporary Fable. While chickadees are at the center of this tale, condors play an essential part. Here are some extracts, comments, and images concerning this book.
Thanks to a just-published book, excellent photographs of the California condor sculptures created in the 1970s by Erwin Hauer are now available.
This post presents 6 recent works of art, 5 of which feature the California condor.
The exceptional size of the California condor can be described with numbers and words. But a picture is better.
This post presents illustrations comparing the size of the California condor to more-familiar animals.
For this post I show 6 black & white illustrations of the California condor by artist Ali Pearson.
This post presents 7 illustrations from 6 books that are designed to guide readers in the identification of bird species.
What is the name for the images in books that mark beginnings of chapters, fill blank spaces at the end of chapters, or appear in the margins?
A couple minutes of research turned up the terms embellishment, flourish, and ornament. I also learned that these images are part of the art program for a book.
What I will call embellishments are found in both fiction and non-fiction books. In this post, I present examples of condors as embellishments from 6 books.