The Long, Long Journey

The Godwit's Amazing Migration

By Markle, Sandra

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ISBN
978-0-7613-5623-3
Publisher
Millbrook


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Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on April 1, 2013

The bar-tailed godwit is a Pacific-region shorebird with part-time residences in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres -- and a fascinating 7,000-mile flight between them. Markle's picture book introduces young bird lovers to the species through a tale of the first months of life of a single female godwit, from her hatching in Alaska until she reaches the shores of New Zealand. The bri...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2013  |  Science

The bar-tailed godwit is a shorebird with residences in Alaska and New Zealand. Brief text conveys information about godwit...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on February 1, 2013

Sandra Markle writes about a young godwit’s development and incredible migration in an engaging narrative style (“Crackle! Crackle! Crunch! The little female bar-tailed godwit at last breaks free of her egg.”). Collage and watercolor illustrations lend beaut...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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