Sounds of the Wild: Forest (Hardcover)
Discover the hidden secrets of some of the world's most intriguing forests and the animals that inhabit them. Explore incredible pop-up panoramas, and listen to the call of the cuckoo, the bellow of a majestic moose and the snarl of a cougar "Sounds of the Wild: Forest" pairs the stunning artwork of Maurice Pledger with atmospheric sounds and elaborate pop-ups to bring forests around the world to life.
Includes 5 pop-up panoramas:
A Sunny Clearing: Deciduous forest in Europe
The Forest Floor: Deciduous forest in Europe
Deep in the North: Boreal forest in the northern U.S., near Canada
Winter in the Forest: Deciduous forest in Russia
Mountain Slopes: Mountainous landscape in the Rocky Mountains
About the Author
Maurice Pledger is an internationally-acclaimed artist known for his realistic and detailed illustrations of animals and wildlife. He's had no formal art training, but achieves the realism and detail in his beautiful artwork by spending hours in the field observing, sketching, and studying his subjects in their natural environment. First published at age 17, he has since had his illustrations featured on greeting cards, prints, gifts, and books. He has created several successful series, including "Sounds of the Wild, Peek-and-Find, Nature Trails, " and "Pledger Sticker Books." He was the recipient of the 1992 Francis Williams Illustration Award for the Best Descriptive Illustration. This honor is given only once every 5 years by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.