Contents: Art, Science and Nature: Kurt Jackson's World, John Krebbs; The Book of Observed Beings, Charlotte Mullins; 1 Jellyfish and Shellfish; 2 Butterflies and Moths; 3 Bees and Wasps; 4 Beetles, Bugs and Flies; 5 Fish; 6 Reptiles and Amphibians; 7 Crows; 8 Other Birds; 9 Mammals; 10 Primates; Chronology; Index.
British artist Kurt Jackson's practice involves both plein air and studio work and embraces an extensive range of materials and techniques, including mixed media, large canvases, printmaking and sculpture. He has been Artist-in-Residence on the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, at the Eden Project and at Glastonbury Festival since 1999, and is an Honorary Fellow of St Peter's College, Oxford University. Dr Charlotte Mullins is an art historian, writer and broadcaster. Her current project, Picturing People, a book on contemporary figurative painting, was published in 2015. Lord Krebs is a zoologist with a particular interest in ecology and behaviour. He has enjoyed a distinguished academic career and is currently Principal of Jesus College, Oxford.
'A magnificent book to turn to again and again.' A Kurt Jackson Bestiary is among the best reads of 2015, Daily Mail