Brother Eagle, Sister Sky by Susan Jeffers

By Susan Jeffers

The Earth doesn't belong to us. We belong to the Earth. the nice American Indian leader Seattle spoke those phrases over 100 years in the past. His remarkably suitable message of appreciate for the Earth and each creature on it has continued the try of time and is imbued with ardour born of affection of the land and the surroundings. Illustrated through award-winning artist Susan Jeffers, the stirring pen-and-color drawings convey a big selection of local americans to lifestyles whereas shooting the beauty of nature and the land. teenagers and oldsters alike will benefit from the undying, poignant message offered during this fantastically illustrated photo book.

"Together, Seattle's phrases and Jeffers's photos create a robust message; this considerate e-book merits to be contemplated and adored by means of all." (Publishers Weekly )

Illustrated via Susan Jeffers.

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No. You're not a maiden, Nate. " Greasle rolled her eyes. "The big baby," she muttered. Tentatively, she reached toward the unicorn. She lifted one tiny finger and cautiously ran it down the side of the unicorn's neck. The skin there shimmied and rippled, and the unicorn visibly relaxed. " Aunt Phil said, and Greasle's cheeks grew pink with pleasure. Aunt Phil pulled the thermometer out of Luminessa's mouth, and Nate nearly laughed as the unicorn's lips twitched and wiggled. "Let me show you how to read this.

Her coat was pure white, like the foam on top of the waves. Her mane and tail were also white, but there were hints of pale gray on her muzzle and feet, as if she had waded through a pool of silver and dipped her nose to drink. She smelled faintly of ripening apples. Aunt Phil leaned forward and blew into the unicorn's nostrils. The unicorn whuffled and shook her head. "Greetings, Luminessa, daughter of Fleetfoot and Won - der. " Still holding the unicorn's gaze with her own, Aunt Phil slowly put her hand out and laid it on the unicorn's horn.

Aunt Phil gently prodded it. " She placed the unicorn's foot back on the grass, then turned to her bag. The unicorn snorted and whuffled. " he squeaked. " Eyeing the sharp horn, Nate swallowed nervously, then scooted closer. He glanced at Greasle. "Keep petting her," he said. The gremlin redoubled her petting efforts. Nate slowly put his hand on Luminessa's smooth horn. " Does she know what is wrong? Nate could hear a note of alarm in the unicorn's voice. "She's wondering if you know what's wrong with her," he told Aunt Phil.

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