"Semi-impressionistic oil paintings emphasize mood over subject; the magic of the condor's life suggested by the title is lost in the poetic approach. (glossary) (Picture book. 6-10)"
Inflated poetry offers details about the California condor, a soaring bird who flew the skies 40,000 years ago, picking at the bones and carcasses of woolly mammoths and saber-toothed tigers.
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