By Margaret Zehmer Searcy
"Travel again 12,000 years and research of Eyr, a young person who stored his tribe from a woolly huge as they traveled from Siberia to Alaska . . . good instructed in metered verse that flows easily throughout...Realistic sketches in burnished coloured pencil express information of garments, relations lifestyles, and geography." --Children's Literature In this story, a tender Ice-Age boy performs a key function within the survival of his band greater than twelve thousand years in the past. Eyr ís band is hungry and short of new skins. The outdated seer predicts a coming snow, and and not using a sturdy provide ofmeat, the band could starve or die of chilly. Eyr walks over meadows and hills with the opposite hunters searching for tracks, yet they go back with little online game. That evening Eyr goals of killing the good woolly titanic along with his sharp spear. He imagines how his band may dance and banquet, with nutrients to final them during the darkish wintry weather. the subsequent morning the bandís hunter-leader wakes him. Having reached the age that he can hunt on my own, Eyr is distributed to scout the massive beaststhat roam the tundra, particularly the woolly mammoths. Taking merely his cape, his knife, his spear, and a smoldering ember, Eyr units out to turn into a guy and keep his band.Told in rhyming couplets, simply as many old storytellers instructed the epic stories of the prior, Eyr the Hunter: a narrative of Ice-Age the US relies upon many evidence. Margaret Zehmer Searcy is a cultural anthropologist who has taught periods approximately local americans and their customs for greater than 20 years within the division of Anthropology on the collage of Alabama. She has visited archaeological websites and understands the types of animals that existed within the Ice-Age panorama. Joyce Haynes has gained quite a few neighborhood, country, and nationwide awards for her illustrations. She has illustrated greater than a dozen books and is the writer of Drawing Wild Animals . She lives in Southwest Missouri.A tale either regarding and wonderful, Eyr the Hunter: a narrative of Ice-Age the USA is made the entire extra relocating by way of its great rhythms and use of vibrant aspect. A childrenís publication that may be likened to the extended family of the Cave undergo sequence, this e-book is also important for explaining how the earliest americans led their lives. it's a exceptional tie-in to any dialogue approximately local cultures world wide as well.