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Hawk of the Castle : A Story of Medieval Falconry - by Danna Smith (School And Library)
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Gentle verse and sweeping, majestic artwork set imaginations soaring in a handsome and illuminating ode to the ancient art of falconry.Join a young girl and her father, the falconer at a medieval castle, as they experience the joys of taking a goshawk out for a training flight. The girl leads readers through all the preparations and equipment needed for the flight — from the hawk’s hood and bells to the falconer’s gloves — culminating in a dramatic demonstration of the hawk’s hunting skill. Bagram Ibatoulline’s masterful illustrations capture the vivid details and beauty of a day spent hawking, while Danna Smith’s poetic storytelling will make readers long to experience the art and sport of falconry firsthand.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher: Candlewick Pr
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Danna Smith
Street Date: April 11, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-1430
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