Circle / Jeannie Baker.
Publication year: 2020
Publisher: London : Walker Books and Subsidiaries, 2020.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781406382907 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2016.
This is the story of the little-known Bar-tailed Godwit who, following invisible pathways that have been used for thousands of years, undertakes the longest unbroken migration of any bird, a total of 11,000 kilometres, flying from Australia and New Zealand to their breeding grounds in the Arctic - and back again. Facing hunger and treacherous conditions to reach their destination, their flight is one of bravery, tenacity and strength, and Jeannie's stunning mixed media collages, inspired first-hand by the spectacular landscapes of Alaska and China, will amaze readers, and take them on an extraordinary visual journey to the corners of our Earth.
Picture books for older readers
39 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (colour), map (colour) ; 27 x 28 cm
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