Book Review: Paxilla and the Feathered Serpent by Vanessa Rossi
categories: Book, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Archaeology, History, Arts, Female Warrior, Ancient Civilization, Children's Fiction
Vanessa Rossi about this book: Based in the ancient civilization of the aztec. The, jungle terrain, comes a young lady named paxilla (spine of starfish)who meets the axtec deity quetzalcoatl a.k.a feathered serpent who becomes her friend and mentor. In this story her journey takes her to the great and mighty land of the aztecs. She realizes the intruders, spanish conquistadors purpose is to take the gold and destroy the indians way of life, paxilla becomes the warrior for the aztecs. Many illustrations in book that will awaken your imagination. It takes you back in time to one of the greatest civilizations man has ever known. Gigantic and brilliantly crafted temples built in alignment with the galaxies, gods were worshipped through sacrifices.the king, montezuma existed to be adorned in gold and bright colored quetzal headdress.Paxilla was a courageous and bright girl who loved her friend the feathered serpent, and trusted in him to help her king and only wanted to save her land and people from mass killings. I have painted many illustrations to show what is happening in the story and hope it brings joy to people and childrens eyes!
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Would make a very good animated movie. It reminded me of the book of life and the jungle book. High level of imagination, the art work is awesome, gives the child reading this book to relate with while reading the story. [by Mike]
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