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The Hawk of the Castle : A Story of Medieval Falconry
by Danna Smith and Bagram Ibatoulline




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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.

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Overview

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.

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763679927
  • ISBN-10: 0763679925
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: April 2017
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Dimensions: 11.4 x 9.9 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds


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