Perfect Day for an Albatross
Praise for A Perfect Day for an Albatross:
compellingly beautiful picture book, Loebel-Fried’s captivating text
is full of vivid descriptions and fun-to-say words that delight the
ear and tongue. The book’s visual images are every bit as stunning,
evoking seascapes and landscapes in deep, bright tones. Loebel-Fried’s
powers of observation and her empathy with the natural world shine through."
wonderful introduction to a magnificent sea bird, this vibrantly illustrated
story belongs on every shelf."
"A Perfect Day for an Albatross is a perfect book for any child
you love, a book of generous, inspired vision. It’s a beautiful story
about these legendary birds in their ocean paradise"
"After spending five weeks on Midway Atoll counting albatrosses,
Volcano author and artist Caren Loebel-Fried collaborated with Cornell
Lab of Ornithology to create the ideal book for children and nature
lovers of all ages. Both gorgeous and scientifically sound, as well
as gracefully told…"
a new children's series from the Cornell Lab Publishing Group and award-winning
author and artist, Caren Loebel-Fried, A Perfect Day for an Albatross
sweeps you into an albatross’s world of wind, rolling seas, boisterous
dancing, and their intense commitment to one another and their nestlings.
Set on Midway Atoll, where 72 percent of the world’s Laysan Albatrosses
make their nests, Malie, an albatross, must protect her egg until her
mate returns. Join Malie as she dances, hunts, and soars over the ocean
A Perfect Day for an Albatross is compatible with Bird QR for streaming sounds, video, and other content. Back matter includes a Bird QR link to watch live albatrosses on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology HD cam in Hawai'i.
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