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Amica's World : How a Giant Bird Came into Our Heart and Home (Hardcover) (Meadow Shadowhawk)

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The true story in words and photographs of Amica, a large, flightless bird called a rhea, who has been rescued and raised by a family in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon. Amica is a remarkably intelligent bird with a range of humanlike emotion including humor, curiosity and attachment. The family took Amica home as a one week old chick. In six months, the bird was five feet tall and firmly a part of the family. Mother and son Meadow and Washo Shadowhawk use words and photos to explore the story of rheas, which are primarily raised as livestock, as well as their family's experience raising one. They call on us to treat all animals humanely and to question the way we live, eat, and see the world around us.
Number of Pages: 126
Genre: Pets, Nature, Photography
Sub-Genre: Animal Rights, Essays, Photoessays + Documentaries
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Meadow Shadowhawk
Language: English
Street Date: November 15, 2016
TCIN: 51278690
UPC: 9781621062820
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-4167
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Terrific little book

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5 out of 5 stars
J Holmes 1 year ago
This is a delightful little book. It is funny, I learned a bunch of stuff, and the photos are just terrific. I didn't know that birds could be this smart (he likes Downtown Abby) or anything about Rheas until this book was given to me. Now it is one I will share. It is good for all ages. Anyone who ...see moreof the reviewer's review
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