Jonathan's parents have decided to let Jonathan choose a pet.They are not prepared for his choice - a giant eagle. Jonathan recounts his new experiences with this unique and astonishing pet. A mythical giant eagle doesn?t fit easily into everyday life, but there are some advantages to having such a creature by your side. Ultimately, Jonathan comes to the difficult decision that his new friend must be set free.
With rhyming text and a humorous and lighthearted tone, this book is meant to be read aloud.
Danny Christopher is an illustrator, and author. His earliest memories are of catching garter snakes in Belleville, Ontario, while still in diapers. Much of his primary school education was spent day dreaming about riding on the back of a giant eagle. He is the illustrator of The Legend of the Fog, A Children's Guide to Arctic Birds, A Children's Guide to Arctic Butterflies, and Animals Illustrated: Polar Bear, and author of the Putuguq and Kublu series of books. His work on The Legend of the Fog was nominated for the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustration Award, and Putuguq and Kublu was selected as a USBBY Outstanding International Book. Danny has a diverse background in Editorial illustration for everything from newspapers to skateboards to creating large painted ungulates. He lives in Toronto with his wife, four children, and two unruly bulldogs.