The Story of A North American GiantBook - 2007
In Buffalo Sunrise: The Story of a North American Giant, Diane Swanson introduces young readers to the world of the buffalo, sharing fascinating details about this remarkable animal. Readers will learn, for example, that: The buffalo is surprisingly agile -- moving on tiptoe as it picks its way along narrow ledges Buffaloes sometimes go swimming just for fun "Buffalo birds" warm their feet in the thick fur on a buffalo`s back The birth of a white buffalo is considered a miraculous event The buffalo nearly disappeared from our planet a hundred years ago -- but was saved just in time. The author includes factual information along with legends and anecdotes. Stunning full color photographs and archival images, combined with a lively writing style, will make Buffalo Sunrise a favorite with young readers.