"Frank Knight's artwork highlights this book! This title is a must have for those with an interest in the frogs of Australia."
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About the Author
Michael Tyler AO is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and was a winner of the prestigious lg Nobel prize from Harvard University in 2005. He has published 23 books and more than 350 scientific papers. Among his many contributions to herpetology he has described 65 new frog species or genera, and reported the first fossil frog from Australia. He is currently a Visiting Research Fellow at The University of Adelaide, Honorary Associate at the South Australian Museum and Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Applied Herpetology. Frank Knight spent 25 years at CSIRO's Division of Wildlife Research illustrating books and scientific papers. He won a CSIRO Overseas Study Award in 1980, visiting artists and illustrators in Europe, UK, USA and Canada. He left the organisation in 1991 to illustrate the best-selling Field Guide to the Birds of Australia. Since then he has illustrated a series of field guides including Parrots of the World: An Identification Guide with text by Joseph Forshaw. Field Guide to Australian Frogs is his most recent work.