The Amazing Story of Arctic Migration

Book - 2011
Average Rating:
Rate this:
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.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 9780763652715
Branch Call Number: 591.56809113 DOW
Characteristics: 53 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 30 cm
Additional Contributors: Benson, Patrick


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

Oct 11, 2012

A beautifully illustrated book describing the many animals who travel north to the arctic tundra for the short arctic Spring and Summer. Along with large illustrations, there are few words, but enough gracefully written to convey an understanding of this incredible migration track and the fascinating animals who make it every year.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

Oct 11, 2012

6semkereaders thinks this title is suitable for All Ages


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at HPL

To Top