The Tale of Pale Male

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The Tale of Pale Male

A True Story

By Jeanette Winter

Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152059729, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2007

Hereis the incredible true story of a Red-tailed Hawkthat makes himself at home in the most unlikely of places--atop a high-rise apartment building in New York City. Named Pale Male by his many fans, this majestic bird not only endures in this urban environment, he thrives. But whenthe residentshave Pale Male's nest removed from their building, a historic battle--and triumph--ensues, uniting bird lovers everywhere.
With Jeanette Winter's beloved folk art-inspired illustrations and soulful insight into the spirit of this beautiful hawk, this is a book thatwilldelight natureenthusiasts of all ages.
"Includes an author's note.

About the Author
JEANETTE WINTER has written and illustrated many books for children that grew out of true-life stories. She lives near Central Parkin New York City.