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Marcel, a young tundra swan, is tired from the first half of a winter migration. One thousand miles is a long way to fly too long for Marcel, so he hides in the rushes to stay behind while his parents and the flock continue south. But with the lake nearly frozen over, he soon realizes that he is not cut out for life on ice. Other animals offer advice about how to survive t ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 1st 2008 by Arbordale Publishing
(first published February 15th 2008)
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Aug 25, 2011 Andrea rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Alma residents
My kids could relate to what was happening in this book. The Tundra Swans were in the Alma area where we live. They have seen these swans in the past and we talk about migration and visit the observation dock yearly. It was a beautifully illustrated book with an educational basis.