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North: The Amazing Story of Arctic Migration
by Nick Dowson
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763652717, Hardcover)A passionate nature lover and a renowned artist trace the awe-inspiring spring migration of millions of creatures to the Arctic—the greatest journey on Earth.
At the top of our world is a huge wild place called the Arctic.
In the winter, it is a cold and barren land, where few animals can survive. But when spring comes, it brings with it animals from every corner of the earth. Gray whales, white cranes, wolves, and caribou begin their migrations as the snow melts, gradually making the long journey north. Once they reach their destination, they will raise their young, feast on the lush Arctic tundra, and bask in the sunlight that lasts all summer. Still, this season too must pass, and by the time winter grips the Arctic once again, the visitors have gone—only to return the following year. This lushly illustrated picture book celebrates the cyclical nature of the seasons, showcasing the barren and beautiful landscapes of the Arctic Circle and reminding the reader of the hardships and harmony of life in the wild.
(retrieved from Amazon Tue, 25 Oct 2011 10:58:06 -0400)
Presents a tribute to the migrations of millions of creatures to the Arctic, including depictions of the cyclical journeys of gray whales, caribou and more.
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