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Peregrine'S Journey, The
A peregrine falcon sets off from her summer home in the Yukon on an annual 8,000-mile migration to Argentina. Visiting various locales along the way, the peregrine flies, feeds, rests, and interacts with other birds as readers get a front-row seat to the habits of this magnificent bird. Expressive paintings bring the journey alive.
Library Binding, 31 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Millbrook Press
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Feb 28, 2017 Whole And rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
A book created with sheer excellence on the migration journey of a tundra peregrine falcon. The perfect science book written through simple yet effective story with accurate and gorgeous illustrations. We studied with this book several times and covered multiple subjects at once. Not to mention we remain in awe of this incredible creature. I have found a new favourite author.
Mar 28, 2017 Barbara rated it really liked it · review of another edition
Many youngsters are just as fascinated as I am with the process of migration, especially journeys that span great distances. In this engagingly-written book readers meet the peregrine falcon whose journey from the tip of Alaska to Argentina--an impressive 8,000 miles--takes two months. Each double-page spread highlights one of the fourteen milestones on her trip, allowing readers to learn about her preferred habitat, food, pace, and the dangers that she herself faces before reaching her home. An ...more