Talon, on the Wing

Talon, on the Wing

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What Matica has dreamed ever since she first befriended the condors is actually happening. And now the adventures begin. Matica is finally accepted into the community because of an incredible event. The people from the village love to see her with Talon and demand she tell them everything her incredible adventures with the condors. Happy now to be small, Matica can do what she has always dreamed of - fly! Her closeness to Talon creates a seemingly impossible feat. In the meantime, her friendship with Amos continues to grow...The scores of adventures with her beloved Talon help Matica to heal and gain confidence in herself, and the people in her life.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 20mm | 445g
  • Bowral, Australia
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0987555189
  • 9780987555182

About Gigi Sedlmayer

Gigi was born on 19 May 1944 in Potsdam, a suburb of Berlin in Germany.Her family escaped to the West just before the infamous wall went up, settling in Munich where Gigi studied architectural drafting and met Albert, marrying him December 1967. Her uncle was a writer, and encouraged her to write. Although she developed the love of words, she didn't start writing until later in life when her adopted twin girls were growing up and she was cleared of cancer and determined to get on with her life.Gigi lived in New Zealand for eighteen years then moved to Australia in 1992. Since then, her writing has flourished. Improving her English as she went, she entered many writing competitions, receiving back positive results.From her life experiences, the idea for TALON was created. Now she spends most of her time writing and researching new storylines.
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This particular volume of the Talon series is pretty positive, inspirational and uplifting. The metaphors represented by great birds of the condor species, wings and flights are also very powerful, memorable and suggestive in a good sense. At first glance, the reader may think this story is quite obvious and straightforward. However, if you try to read between the lines and explore the hidden messages of the book, you will really learn to enjoy the hard way to happiness and love; explore new opportunities in life, regardless of age; develop your true potential and perhaps attain your dreams. Moreover, this narrative might help both children and their parents understand each other better and 'grow' together in their family relationships. Whereas, oftentimes, their respective roles are being swapped somehow, for better or worse. Overall, I would like to say that this story is certainly very up-to-date and at the same time also fairly timeless, especially because of its pervasive human side. Boyko Ovcharov - author http://www.amazon.com/Boyko-Ovcharov/e/B009T5LXX0show more
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