This whimsical, colorful book takes a dark and satirical look at the gradual extinction of birds. Aviary Wonders Inc. markets itself as a build-your-own bird company, and during the process teaches some serious lessons about human impact on nature. —Sean— From Sean's Picks
Since 2031, Aviary Wonders Inc. has offered bird lovers a unique opportunity: Assemble your own bird from stunningly beautiful and carefully hand-crafted parts. The birds can even be taught to fly and to sing This slyly satirical crafter's delight is offered as the perfect antidote to extinction of birds in the wild.
Brilliantly illustrated with oil paintings and filled with laugh-aloud asides as well as sobering facts about extinct species, this mock catalog is a clever send-up of contemporary sales spin and a thought-provoking look into an all-too-possible future.