Falcon by Tim Jessell

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A young boy imagines what it would be like to fly as a falcon and see the world from on high. Soaring through the skies, he describes the sights and sounds of the world below. From snow-capped mountains to lush valleys, over rolling ocean and up rocky cliffs, Falcon will awaken the senses of every reader.

About Tim Jessell

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TIM JESSELL’S work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibitions, receiving the Society’s Gold Medal Award. He is also the winner of AdWeek Magazine’s Illustrator of the Year. His work can be seen in the bestselling series Secrets of Droon, Superhero Christmas (written by Stan Lee of Marvel Comics), and covers for the reissue of Zilpha Keatley Snyder’s Newbery Honor Books. Tim has been a guest speaker to professional graphic communication groups and enjoys speaking to student groups as well.

Author Residence: Stillwater, OK
Published March 27, 2012 by Random House Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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The story then comes full circle, back to the boy, this time depicted running across the field, mimicking the falcon’s flight and wishing “Oh, if only I were a falcon…” The initial rural setting and avian protagonist may be unfamiliar to some readers, but the author/artist’s admiration for the ...

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“I would fly along the coastline and over the sea, darting above the waves and scattering seabirds before me.” Finally, the falcon takes an unexpected detour to “the man-made cliffs of a great booming city,” where he perches on a tall building, before diving straight down toward the stree...

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City Book Review

I liked the pictures of the falcon, and I liked the pictures of the places and the birds and the falcon.

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