Daisy Bird is a pseudonym for Jacky Collis Harvey. She is a writer and editor. She studied English at Cambridge University and History of Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art. She has worked in museum publishing for the last 20 years and is a commentator and reviewer who speaks in both the UK and abroad on the arts and popular culture. She divides her time between London and New York. Her last book was Red: A History of the Redhead. Camilla Pintonato is an author, illustrator, and graphic designer based in Venice, Italy. She studied illustration at Mimaster in Milan and completed her master's degree in editorial design at ISIA in Urbino. Her books include Chickenology, Full Moon, and Detective Mole.
"Pigology, Chickenology, and Sheepology are my
absolute favorite books about farm animals. They explain history
and science with ease and charm. These books help us to see that
reality transcends fiction, and that once we understand it, our
sense of wonder deepens, making the world more enjoyable and more
- Isabella Rossellini
"Aspirationally encyclopedic, this survey covers the pig's evolution, domestication, characteristics, adaptations, importance as a global food source, appearances in myth, and more....An interesting, absorbing browser."
- Kirkus Reviews,