Author(s): Kathryn Dun
This stunning collection of portraits shows sheep as you've never seen them before. Featuring commissioned studio photography of champion breeds styled to perfection prior to competition, the animals showcased here are works of ovine art. Beautiful color portraits of 42 different breeds from around the globe are accompanied by graphic charts containing all the essential breed information. There's also a potted history of sheep, plus reportage photography of the behind-the-scenes primping and preening at the agricultural shows, to document the care lavished on prizewinning sheep as well as the nail-biting judging process.
Whether you regard it as a photographic exposition, an amusing objet d'art, or a shepherd's delight packed with visual and texual breed information, this is a unique giftbook destined to adorn coffee tables around the globe.