Hawk Rising (Hardcover)
Roaring Brook Press, 9781626720961, 40pp.
Publication Date: June 5, 2018
In the companion to Coyote Moon, follow a father red-tailed hawk in his hunt to feed his family in a suburban neighborhood in Hawk Rising, a lyrical, fierce, and gorgeously illustrated picture book from Maria Gianferrari, illustrated by Caldecott medalist Brian Floca.
A father red-tailed hawk hunts prey for his family in a suburban neighborhood in this thrilling, fierce, and gorgeous nonfiction picture book illustrated by Caldecott medalist Brian Floca.
Complete with back matter containing more information about how hawks hunt, nest, and raise families, as well as further sources.
Early morning and a ruffle of feathers,
A shadow gliding through the backyard.
High above your house Father Hawk circles, sharp eyes searching for prey. From the front porch, you watch.
He dives after chipmunks, crows, sparrows, squirrels.
The sun sets low in the sky. What's for dinner?