Birds of Paradise: A Coloring Expedition


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Author: Edwin Scholes & Tim Laman
Illustrated by: Andrew Leach

Target: All-Family
Format: Coloring Book
Pages: 88
Dimensions: 10.8″ x 9.9″

Building on the adult coloring book sensation, and the worldwide attention of the Birds of Paradise book, documentary (more than 11 million views of the Lab’s intro video on YouTube alone), and U.S. museum tour, the Cornell Lab created this coloring book to inspire and engage readers in the beauty and appreciation of Birds-of-Paradise and all birds in a fun, interactive way.

Birds of Paradise: A Coloring Expedition is truly a mindful adventure into the world of the remarkable creatures and their pristine habitats in Papau New Guinea. Special content is included from renowned Birds-of-Paradise expert, Dr. Edwin Scholes, and 39 gorgeous color photos from the actual expeditions are provided by world renowned photojournalist Tim Laman. Responsibly forested 180gsm coloring stock, a full color insert, and perforated pages make this intricately designed book easy to colorize and display.


From the authors of National Geographic’s acclaimed Birds of Paradise, Tim Laman and Edwin Scholes, and Cornell Lab illustrator, Andrew Leach, Birds of Paradise: A Cornell Lab Coloring Expedition, brings the stunning and amazing world of Birds-of-Paradise to birders and coloring enthusiasts everywhere.

Author Information

Dr. Edwin Scholes is a scientist, author and explorer, curator of biodiversity video at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. He has studied the birds-of-paradise for more than a decade and is a leading authority on their behavior and evolution, co-author of Birds of Paradise (National Geographic, 2012).

Photographer Tim Laman is a field biologist and world-renowned wildlife photojournalist. Tim holds his PhD in Biology from Harvard University, and an associate at Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology. He is a contributing photographer for National Geographic magazine and co-author of Birds of Paradise in 2012.

Andrew Leach is a science illustrator, landscape architect and artist. He holds a certification in Science Illustration from the California State University (Monterey Bay), a degree in landscape architecture from Temple University, and a degree in Fine Art from Kutztown University. Andrew is a featured Science Illustrator for The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Bird Academy website.


“For those who love birds, Cornell Lab Publishing Group is the place to be.”

—Publisher’s Weekly

“America’s Favorite Birds: 40 Beautiful Birds to Color and Birds of Paradise: A Coloring Expedition both printed on responsibly forested stock with 25% net proceeds to be donated to children’s educational and community programs.”

—Shelf Awareness

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Additional information

Weight1.5 lbs
Dimensions.43 × 10.8 × 9.9 in

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