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Penguin-Pedia: Photographs and Facts from One Man's Search for the Penguins of the World By David Salomon
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Penguins have become a standard fixture in both zoos and imaginations for centuries. But beyond the classic tuxedo markings of the Emperor penguin and what we see in childrens' cartoons, how much do... More > we really know about these fascinating creatures? How aware are we of the perpetual danger in which these animals find themselves after so many years of environmental abuse on the part of humans? David Salomon has traveled the world photographing and studying the various species and subspecies of penguin. From the sleek Galapagos penguin to the bushy-eyebrowed Rockhopper penguin, Salomon combines personal accounts of his trips to remote penguin habitats at the far edges of the world with a comprehensive survey of all available scientific data for the various penguin species. Penguin-Pedia is a wealth of information on penguin behavior, habits, population, and endangerment. Full of David's own up-close photography, Penguin-Pedia will bring you into the fascinating world of the penguin.< Less
Igor Samsonov By David Salomon
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Igor Samsonov: Painter and Passionate Visionary showcases the work of Igor Samsonov, one of the most accomplished of a new wave of Russian artists. Referring to his art as total art, Samsonov aims to... More > produce artistic creations rather than mere paintings. Total art consists of more than just the exquisite figures and vibrant colors the reader will see on the canvases displayed in this book. Each frame encompasses a painting, a story, and sometimes even imaginary music all at once. This book not only presents the reader with beautiful paintings, which speak for themselves, but it also tells the stories behind them and explores the symbolism within. This journal of Igor Samsonov's artistic achievements to date was written in collaboration with the artist himself, who believes that each story and painting continues to mature in the same way that a person ages. In the end it is up to each reader to enjoy his own story and painting, whether together or separately.< Less

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