Australia’s Birds by David Freedman (Hardback)


Portraits of Australia’s Birds in watercolour by David Freedman, with text by Richard Steele. David Freedman’s wonderful illustrations set out to depict the personality of each bird species and Richard Steele’s informative and often humorous text make it a publication in which you will find something new every time you open it. The Foreword has been graciously penned by renowned Australian ornithologist, author, illustrator and naturalist Robin Hill.

AUTHORS: David Freedman was born and educated in Melbourne, studying medicine and becoming a general surgeon. After a 45 year career he retired and now pursues a lifelong passion for art. Richard Steele was born and educated in Melbourne, moving to a lifelong career as a teacher and school principal. Richard has a passionate interest in birds and has travelled to every art of Australia. After a 50 year separation, Richard reunited with his step-brother David Freedman to produce the joint project Australia’s Birds. 240 colour illustrations