"Mrs. Ballard's Parrots" by Arne Svenson

Mrs. Ballard's Parrots

With a bizarre yet endearing mix of artistry, kitsch, and humor, this photo book of costumed parrots will appeal to bird lovers and parrot owners. In Alba Ballard's world, parrots became tiny, winged, overdressed incarnations of of such luminaries as Sonny and Cher, Liberace, and General George Patton.