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The Magnificent Migration: On Safari with Africa's Last Great Herds

The Magnificent Migration: On Safari with Africa's Last Great Herds

by Sy Montgomery
The Magnificent Migration: On Safari with Africa's Last Great Herds

The Magnificent Migration: On Safari with Africa's Last Great Herds

by Sy Montgomery

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Overview

Sibert medalist and National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery takes readers on a staggering, emotional journey alongside the greatest land migration on the planet earth—that of the wildebeest across the Serengeti—to explore the mystery and wonder of migration in a sweeping story sure to leave its mark. With full color photography. 

Sibert medalist Sy Montgomery takes readers on a staggering, emotional journey alongside the greatest land migration on earth—that of the wildebeest across the Serengeti—to provide a you-are-there account of one of nature’s most fascinating occurrences. Montgomery explores the wonder of migration, asking questions like, how do migration patterns sculpt the environment? Why do animals migrate? And how do they know where to go?

With lyrical prose, abundant facts, and the inclusion of other species who undertake remarkable migrations, Montgomery makes a journey of thousands of miles fly by—but not without leaving its mark. Full color photography. 


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780544761131
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 06/11/2019
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 310,390
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile: 1010L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 18 Years

About the Author

In addition to researching films, articles, and over twenty books, National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery has been honored with a Sibert Medal, two Science Book and Film Prizes from the National Association for the Advancement of Science, three honorary degrees, and many other awards. She lives in Hancock, New Hampshire, with her husband, Howard Mansfield, and their border collie, Thurber.
Website: symontgomery.com
Twitter: @SyTheAuthor.     

Hometown:

Hancock, New Hampshire

Date of Birth:

February 7, 1958

Place of Birth:

Frankfurt, Germany

Education:

Syracuse University: B.A., Newhouse School of Public Communications, 1979; B.A., College of Arts and Sciences, 1979

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