Frightful's Daughter Meets the Baron Weasel by Jean Craighead George

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Sam Gribley lives in the hollow of a hemlock tree, deep in a mountain forest. His animal friends include Frightful the falcon and her offspring and the mischievous Baron Weasel, among others. As winter approaches, both Frightful’s daughter and the Baron Weasel have hungry families to feed, and Sam discovers that the Baron has his eye on the baby falcons. What is a friend to do? This is another mesmerizing, heartwarming tale of a boy’s life in the forest from the greatest living writer of nature stories for children, accompanied by majestic artwork sure to delight fans old and new.
 

About Jean Craighead George

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Jean Craighead George lives in Chappaqua, New York. Daniel San Souci lives in Oakland, California.
 
Published October 4, 2007 by Dutton Juvenile. 48 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The story of Frightful, “legendary peregrine falcon of the Catskills” continues in this visually splendid tale of Frightful’s daughter Oski and her encounter with a wily weasel.

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George builds the suspense in a third-person narration that most often takes the falcon's perspective, as Frightful hesitates between returning to Sam (who can no longer harbor her) and following the instincts of her breed as a male attempts to court her.

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Newbery Medalist Jean Craighead George extends the audience for My Side of the Mountain with Frightful's Daughter, a picture book starring a peregrine offspring of that novel's feathered heroine.

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George and San Souci (Frightful's Daughter) team up again to continue the nature series George began more than four decades ago with My Side of the Mountain.

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