Nesting Instincts

A Bird's-Eye View

Nesting Instincts is the perfect gift for fans of Koch’s illustrations of nature’s beauty, as well as for moms of all varieties, from those just building their nests to those who lovingly keep their chick safe and well-fed.

In her book Nesting Instincts, Maryjo Koch, the author and illustrator of the best-selling Bird Egg Feather Nest, blends her compellingly realistic artwork of birds, their nests, and their lifestyle with traditional wisdom and advice to create an inspirational and delightful celebration of home and family.

From prenesting courtship to nest building and sitting, then on through hatching and caring for the chicks, Nesting Instincts is a warm reminder of the joys, both great and small, of parenthood as illustrated through Koch’s superb watercolor artwork.

Nesting Instincts is the perfect gift for fans of Koch’s realistic depictions of nature’s beauty, as well as for moms of all varieties, from those just building their nests to those who lovingly keep their chicks safe and well fed.

About the Author

Maryjo Koch is an accomplished naturalist painter who has authored and illustrated nearly two dozen books, including the best-selling Bird Egg Feather Nest. She conducts painting workshops in northern California and abroad, and has exhibited her work at natural history museums nationwide. Her paintings and prints are sold in galleries and specialty shops throughout the United States and Japan. Her artwork has been featured on fine houseware products and a wide range of gift and stationery products. She lives and works near Santa Cruz, California.

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