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The Turtle Dove's Journey: A Story of Migration 

Hardcover – Picture Book, May 6 2020

by Madeleine Dunphy 


Based on the migration of a real turtle dove tracked by satellite telemetry, this book follows a turtle dove on his annual migration from Europe to Africa.

Starting in the prim hedges of Suffolk, England, instinct drives the dove high into the night skies for a 4,000 mile trip to the savannahs of Mali, in West Africa. Along the way there are lonely, moonlit flights above the sea, a cozy hideout in the bushes of Bordeaux, France, a meeting of the birds at Gibraltar, the fountains of Casablanca, winds flowing "like a river" down canyons of the Atlas Mountains, and a Sahara sandstorm churning below. With carefully researched prose and luminous paintings, this book is perfect for anyone who has ever wondered about the mysterious journeys of Earth's feathered creatures.

Other Books in the Series: THE PEREGRINE'S JOURNEY: A STORY OF MIGRATION. Free downloadable activities can be found on the publisher's website.

The Turtle Dove's Journey: A Story of Migration

SKU: 9781970039016RAIN