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Beautiful Nature Books for Children
Now Available - Izzie Lizzie Busy Bee Book - Available Now

At Claire Murthy Studio we create beautiful hand-illustrated books for children and adults in the traditional style using watercolour and other mediums.

We believe our charming stories and illustrations about nature and wildlife are engaging and inspiring, inviting children to explore and find enjoyment in the natural world around them.

Our books and artwork are carefully designed to be informative as well as entertaining.

Whether an illustration, painting, book, print, card or gift, each item is individually created with love
 and care to evoke wonder and enrichment through our stories and illustrations.

British Wildlife Nature Countryside Gardens
Fine Art, Nature Books and Illustrations


Favourite animals, birds, bees and other wildlife from the British countryside and garden.

British Wildlife from the Countryside and Garden

Nature Books. Countryside Watercolours . Wildlife Fine Art Paintings . Nature Illustrations.

British Wildlife . Birds . Bees . Countryside. Watercolour . Fine Art . Illustrations

Feel closer to our favourite British wildlife, animals, birds and bees loved by everyone.

Fill hearts and homes with cosy themes of wildlife and nature from the British countryside and garden.

Each piece of country garden and British wildlife art has been individually created & designed with care in my studio in the South of England.

Discover beautiful books for children and adults written and hand-illustrated by Claire Murthy, along with the latest publication of a charming book for children about honey bees, written by Valerie Rhenius and published by CMI Publishing, also illustrated by Claire Murthy.

Inspired by local wildlife and kitchen gardens. Meet some of Britain's most loved wildlife characters, including bees, birds, woodland animals - hedgehogs, deer, foxes, badgers and squirrels, plus horses, ponies, donkeys and other animals found in the British countryside and farmland. Discover more about British wildlife in children's books about nature, animals and birds.

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