Maboroshi no Tori

Gunery’s Pitta

  • Chikyu-Club(ed.), Ryounosuke NAGANO(picture), Akira KOIWAI(explanation) / 2003.5
  • JPY 1,905 / A4 size, 30 pages

A story of Gurney’s Pitta, a bird that was thought to be extinct, and a Thai boy.
This book encourages readers to think deeply about nature, the coexistence of humans and nature, and the merits and demerits of economic development. Part of the sales of the book will be used for environmental education and tropical forest conservation in Thailand.

(ISBN 4921146802)


Born in 1956. 1995 Established “Earth Club”. Development of Thai tropical rain forest, enrollment support activities and nature experience program for children in Aoki village, Nagano prefecture. Since 2001 Nagano Prefectural Board of Education Cultural Heritage and Lifelong Learning Division.

Ryounosuke NAGANO
Born in Tokyo in 1958. Freelance illustrator. 1996 Participated in the field survey of Kao No Achoch Lowland Tropical Forest of the “Earth Club”. Participated in the establishment of the Forest Volunteer Group “Goko Company” in 1999.

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