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Circle

Circle
  

With entrancing collages and lyrical narration, the creator of the acclaimed Mirror follows the epic flight of an extraordinary bird. Each year, bar-tailed godwits undertake the longest migration of any bird, flying from Australia and New Zealand to their breeding grounds in the ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780763679668
Barcode 9780763679668
Published 24 May 2016 by Candlewick Press (MA)
Format Hardback
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Author(s) Illustrated by Baker, Jeannie
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ISBN-13 9780763679668
ISBN-10 0763679666
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Candlewick Press (MA)
Imprint Candlewick Press (MA)
Publication Date 24 May 2016
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) Illustrated by Baker, Jeannie
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Animal Stories
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions Width: 284mm
Height: 267mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 612g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Birds, Birds - Migration, Bar-tailed godwit - Migration, Bar-tailed godwit, Migratory birds
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code E
Catalogue Code 671856

Description of this Book

With entrancing collages and lyrical narration, the creator of the acclaimed Mirror follows the epic flight of an extraordinary bird. Each year, bar-tailed godwits undertake the longest migration of any bird, flying from Australia and New Zealand to their breeding grounds in the Arctic and back again. They follow invisible pathways pathways that have been followed for thousands of years while braving hunger and treacherous conditions to reach their destination. In Circle, Jeannie Baker follows the godwit s incredible flight, taking us over awe-inspiring scenes as the birds spread their wings above such beautiful landmarks as the Great Barrier Reef and China s breathtaking cityscapes.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A lovely and lyrical ode to the migration of the godwits...Inviting and informative with multiple story levels, this title belongs in every collection. School Library Journal (starred review)

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Author's Bio

Jeannie Baker is the author-illustrator of a number of children's picture books, including the critically celebrated Mirror and the award-winning Where the Forest Meets the Sea. Born in England, she now lives in Australia.

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