'Richard Lewington's illustrations are magnificent…Tom Tolman's text is excellent’
'The identification plates are without equal in any modern field guide to butterflies'
Centre for Biodiversity Studies, Milwaukee Public Museum
About the Author
Richard Lewington is one of the world's leading natural history illustrators, specialising in insects and other invertebrates. He has illustrated numerous books and lives in Oxfordshire, where he works as a freelance illustrator.
Tom Tolman developed an interest in botany and natural history in the 1970s and has since developed a passion for butterflies. He has an extensive collection of butterfly photographs from all over Europe, including many species whose photographs have never been published.