Baba Didi and the Godwits Fly by Nicola Muir

Baba Didi and the Godwits Fly

Written by Nicola Muir
Illustrated by Annie Hayward


Baba Didi and the Godwits Fly by Nicola Muir

The godwits are an iconic bird species with a long bill which migrate each year from New Zealand/Aotearoa through East Asia and the Pacific to the Alaskan Arctic regions. A girl and her grandmother (Baba Didi) are on a beach watching the godwits and their epic migration is charmingly told touching on waves of human migration and resilience on the way. Endorsed by and supporting Unicef. A proportion of each sale will go to Unicef. Foreword by Helen Clark, the former NZ prime minister who is now head of the UN Development Programme.

About the Author

Nickie Muir (author) is a teacher, writer and regular columnist for New Zealand newspaper, Northern Advocate. Annie Hayward (illustrator) is an abstract and figurative painter. She exhibits widely and she has been commissioned for many in New Zealand and internationally. Helen Clark (foreword author) is the former prime minister of New Zealand and is now head of the UN Development Programme.

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32 pages


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New Internationalist Publications Ltd

Publication date

26th September 2013



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