The Tale of Pale Male: A True Story (Hardcover)

A True Story

By Jeanette Winter

Harcourt Children's Books, 9780152059729, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2007



Here is the incredible true story of a Red-tailed Hawk that 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 when the residents have 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 that will delight nature enthusiasts 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 Park in New York City.