Stories Aloud
Publication date: 02 Sep 2021
ISBN: 9781788008136
Size: 260 x 280 mm
Length: 32 pages

Time to Move South for Winter

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A breathtaking picture book about incredible animal migrations, illustrated by the winner of the 2019 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, Jenny Løvlie.

Over the cold, mirrored waters of the Arctic, a tiny tern sets off on the world’s longest animal migration. On her way, she passes humpback whales, caribou, Canada geese, leatherback turtles and monarch butterflies, each on their own incredible journey south for winter. When the Arctic tern finally arrives, she must find a new home on the Antarctic shore . . . until it’s time to return to the northern skies once again.

A beautiful, lyrical and reassuring bedtime story, perfect for young animal lovers, with a map and double-page spread of non-fiction facts at the end.

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“This is a gorgeous story with stunning illustrations about a little tern who makes a big journey when winter draws near.”

-Naomi Jones, Mini Travellers 

“The main story is a warm, lyrical tale with a repetitive verse and lovely imagery”

-Armadillo Magazine

“Once in a while a book comes along that stops you in your tracks, makes you breathe deep and think about the awe and wonder of the planet we live on and the amazing creatures that share our earth. This is one such book.”

-Jennie Henley, Edspire (blog)

“One of the most beautiful books I’ve ever held in my hands, this tells the story of the extraordinary migratory journeys of different animals. Its lyrical text reads like a lullaby and is perfect for soothing little ones to sleep.”

-Ciara O’Hara, The Westmeath Examiner

“It’s definitely one of the most magnificent and impressive books I’ve ever held in my hands.”

-Ciara O’Hara, Picture Book Snob (blog)

Time to Move South for Winter is stunning in every way.”

-Jemma Jeffrey, ReadingZone

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