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Baba Didi and the Godwits

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Baba Didi and the Godwits

The story of a fantastical flight, and of the courage and endurance it takes for birds - and people - to keep going to reach a safe destination. Hardback.

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This is an illustrated story for children aimed at children aged 5-9. The godwits are an iconic bird species with a long bill migrate each year from New Zealand/Aotearoa through East Asia and the Pacific to the Alaskan Arctic regions. A girl and her grandmother are on a beach watching the godwits feeding and the story of the godwit’s epic migration is charmingly told, touching on waves of human migration on the way – of the Maori to Aotearoa as well as the grandmother’s own (Baba Didi is a migrant from Croatia).

The book has a foreword by Helen Clark, the former NZ prime minister who is now head of the UN Development Programme.

About the authors
Nicola Muir (author) is a teacher, writer and regular columnist for New Zealand newspaper, Northern Advocate. Annie Hayward (illustrator) is an abstract and figurative painter. She exhibits widely and she has been commissioned for many in New Zealand and internationally.

'Highly recommended ... Sparkling, fantastical illustrations enchant, sprucing up a tough life with a bit of magic and imagination.' - Foreward reviews

'One of the top 10 picture books of 2013' - The Listener

'Baba Didi and the Godwits Fly is unique, educational and inspirational. […] readers will be delighted by the beautiful illustrations by Annie Hayward. With deep, rich saturated color, they invoke a dreamy like quality that magically keeps your eye on every page.' - Smartbooksforsmartkids.com

Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 978-1-78026-130-0
Dimensions: 270 mm x 200 mm
Page extent: 32

Additional Information

Code: BBAB
Supplier New Internationalist
Product Keys Eco Friendly, Educational

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