Titolo: Swimming Home
Casa editrice: Tilbury House Publishers
Data di pubblicazione: 2014
Condizione libro: New
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Illustrated with spectacular paintings, Swimming Home tells the compelling story of a school of alewives (river herring) as they return to their natal lake to spawn. But a newly built culvert blocks their way. Will this be the end of their journey?. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0884483541
Riassunto: An epic animal migration story in the tradition of March of the Penguins.
The story follows a school of fish (river herring, or alewives) on a journey of hundreds of miles, escaping porpoises, seals, eagles, and herons.
Swimming Home is also the moving story of a boy and his father who see the fish stopped just short of their goal by a new road, and transport them across the last hundred feet.
The Tilbury House Nature Book series brings the natural world to life for young readers without anthropomorphizing animals. Each book aims for the highest standards of scientific accuracy and storytelling magic.
Susan Hand Shetterly writes about wildlife and wildlands for adult and youth audiences.
Rebekah Raye is the illustrator of The Secret Pool, a Kirkus-starred picture book about vernal pools and winner of the 2014 John Burroughs Association Riverby Award.
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Libreria AbeBooks dal: 7 maggio 2014
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