Sunday, 21 October 2012

Extract from the first novel in the Talon series. TALON, COME FLY WITH ME.

After a few minutes of watching the chick with Tamo, Matica’s face began to shine like the morning sun. ‘I know his name, Mum!’ she yelled. She picked him up and looked at his claws. ‘Talon. I’ll call you Talon. Oh, Talon, you are just beautiful.’

As if to confirm his name and to give himself a good reputation, the little...
bird pushed one of his talons right onto Matica’s nose. Giggles were all around her and everyone said, ‘Isn’t he cute!’

Matica then heard a familiar voice saying, ‘He’s so tiny.’ It was her father standing with Amos amongst the Indians. She held her breath. Does Amos have his dog with him? She searched for the dog but couldn’t find him. Good, he left him at home, she thought. Talon would have just been a little breakfast for him.

Without hesitation, she put Talon down again. By now, the chick was able to stand and ran quite steadily on his little legs. ‘Aikon,’ Matica said, looking for her brother. She saw that Emelio was with him. ‘Did you find a worm?’
‘No, not yet,’ came the reply from under a bush. ‘Correction, I have one now.’

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