Wednesday, February 20, 2013

New Title


1) Staples, Tamara. The Magnificent Chicken: Portraits of the Fairest Fowl. 2013. Chronicle Books. Hardbound: 131 pages. Price: $24.95 U.S.

SUMMARY: With backyard chicken keeping and urban farming at an all-time high, the proudest of purebred poultry take center stage once again in this fully revised and expanded edition of the classic The Fairest Fowl, now retitled The Magnificent Chicken. Updated in hardcover with even more chickens and an enlarged resource section, this celebration of the wonder, peculiarity, and magnificence of championship chickens showcases more than 40 astonishing breeds in glamorous photos—many brand new—and informative text, while an introduction by Ira Glass explores the finer points of poultry shows and chicken portraiture.
RECOMMENDATION: Chicken fans will enjoy this book.




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