Windcatcher

Windcatcher

Diane Jackson Hill
Illustrated: Craig Smith
Published: CSIRO
Available in Hard Cover $25

Available in book stores and from library and school suppliers – distributed by NewSouth Books.

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A short-tailed shearwater flies from the edge of the Southern Ocean to the rim of the Arctic Circle – and back – every year. This remarkable 30,000 kilometre journey is driven by seabird law.

Instinct and community will guide her.

A wingspan the size of a child’s outstretched arms will support her.

But first, she must catch the wind …

A tale of migration, conservation and survival that begins with one small bird called Hope.

Selected by Scholastic for their Australian Standing Orders List and Teachers List, October 2019

The CSIRO has produced teacher’s notes to support the use of Windcatcher in the classroom which can be downloaded here.

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Children's Picture Books