Celia Lewis lives in the country and has always taken a great interest in nature. She delights in observing the passing year and recording her sightings in her artwork. She has won several prizes, including the 2005 Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour medal and the Royal Watercolour Society Winsor & Newton Prize 2009. Celia is the author and illustrator of Bloomsbury's beautiful and bestselling Illustrated Guide to... series of books on choosing and keeping chickens, pigs, and ducks and geese; her next title will be The Illustrated Guide to Cows publishing in spring 2014.
...beautifully illustrated by the author, and perfect to dip into before a walk to discover what's in flower and what to look out for. Country Homes & Interiors A delightful compendium of flora, fauna, folklore, crafts and recipes month by month Country Life beautifully detailed...Thanks to her, I know what an oak-apple is, and can recognize a robin's pincusion. And thanks to Lewis's book, you will, too. Daily Mail Snippets of country folklore thread through this beautiful book, which is perfect for nature-lovers, cooks and crafters alike. Coast Beautifully illustrated...It takes you on a gentle amble through an idealised landscape BBC Countryfile a wonderful book BBC Wildlife A lovely book for adults that's ideal to share on outings with grandchildren. Choice Magazine a beautiful book...Nature's briliance is strickingly captured in some wonderfully vivd watercolours. Surrey Life