The Hawk of the Castle: A Story of Medieval Falconry


Super Savings Item! Save 31% on the The Hawk of the Castle: A Story of Medieval Falconry by CANDLEWICK at Cmc Schools. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. 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


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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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Brand:
CANDLEWICK
Manufacturer:
Candlewick
Category:
Medieval
Release Date:
2017-04-11
EAN:
9780763679927
ISBN:
0763679925
Author:
Danna Smith
Publisher:
Candlewick
Creator:
Bagram Ibatoulline
Publication Date:
2017-04-11
Binding:
Hardcover
Item Weight:
1.25 pounds
Item Size:
0.47 x 11.64 x 10.25 inches
Package Weight:
1.3 pounds
Package Size:
10 x 0.51 x 11.5 inches

 


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