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  1. Asma (oasisgirlmd) Asma (oasisgirlmd) says:

    Loved this book Beautifully illustrated and very touching story of a sandpiper and its journey across the world How it encounters different people in troubled situations and its feather spares them grief for a minute You ll see the wonders of mother nature by floating with it across the skies, oceans, mountaintops.It ll make you look at the world in a different way.It s a book kids and adults will both love


  2. Tina Tina says:

    A reminder about how lucky we are to live in a country that is so safe and peaceful The sandpiper flies on its migration across the land and sea, observing the hardship faced by people in different lands some battle natural disasters, or flee their homes This is a beautifully illustrated wake up call.


  3. Educateempower Educateempower says:

    The sun rose on a crisp, cloudy day The sandpiper stretched its wings in the chilling breeze It knew it was time to leave so it took flight Feathers by Phil Cummings and Phil Lesnie is a calming yet thought provoking picture book that takes the reader on a journey over lands filled with hope, fear, sadness and joy As we follow the yearly migratory flight of the sandpiper we see the countries that play an important role in its survival We watch the bird as it soars over snowy landscapes, lan The sun rose on a crisp, cloudy day The sandpiper stretched its wings in the chilling breeze It knew it was time to leave so it took flight Feathers by Phil Cummings and Phil Lesnie is a calming yet thought provoking picture book that takes the reader on a journey over lands filled with hope, fear, sadness and joy As we follow the yearly migratory flight of the sandpiper we see the countries that play an important role in its survival We watch the bird as it soars over snowy landscapes, lands near flood waters and finds safety amongst reeds in the water.Feathers raises many issues but a big one is the time to reflect on how lucky we are to live in Australia The countries that the sandpiper flies over on it s yearly flight have been hit hard by earthquake China Civil unrest Myanmar Flooding Cambodia but its final resting place is in Australia safe and disaster free.Feathers has so much to offer it is a worrying yet heart warming read and one which should trigger some deep conversations about how we can help those who are less fortunate than us.It is a story about annual bird migration which may not seem so important but it is The numbers of many of these migratory birds are dropping drastically because of loss of habitat.These birds need to land in different places all over the world see the East Asian Australasian Flyway map and if they dont, eggs will not hatch or if they do hatch, the chick may not be fully developed, chicks may get eaten by feral animals or not have enough food to eat to survive the long flight back to Australia.Phil Lesnie s illustrations bring so much emotion to the story through the ever changing light in the sky we can feel the pain of the people escaping war, the worry of the people surrounded by flood and the fear of those whose houses have fallen down We can see the strength of the sandpiper as it flies on it s pathway seeking out food, shelter and then home.Feathers is a poignant read that focuses on human destruction of the world we live in Read this story with your class or children at home Take the time to think about how you can make a difference in the world we live in so that war is eliminated and habitat is saved


  4. Cheriee Weichel Cheriee Weichel says:

    This book just gobsmacked me I didn t plan on picking upthan one book while at the book store, but I fell deeply madly in love with this It is visually and lyrically stunning It begins with a sandpiper taking off from the beach Its journey takes it across the earth where it flies over all kinds of horrific scenes Along the way it looses a few feathers that bring comfort to those who find them Eventually the bird arrives at it s winter nesting grounds thankful to be safe.


  5. Calista Calista says:

    Feathers is a beautiful book, and not just for children Charting the journey of a sandpiper, it makes its way across many locations and encounters many different people dealing with issues of conflict, and how its feathers comfort them in moments of need It is a timely reminder of how lucky we are The illustrations are superb They had a calming effect and complimented the words perfectly.


  6. Oznasia Oznasia says:

    This book grabbed me as soon as I opened the cover and saw the first endpaper so beautiful in its simplicity The illustrations held my attention as I turned the pages, following the Sandpiper on its migration from northern Asia to Australia.A story about birds and the people in their flightpath.


  7. Ellie Ellie says:

    4.5 5 starsWhat a powerful story


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Feathers ❮Ebook❯ ➠ Feathers Author Phil Cummings – Thomashillier.co.uk The sandpiper stretched its wings in the chilling breeze It knew it was time to leave so it took flight Follow the feathers as they fall along this exquisite journey of heartache, hope and home The sandpiper stretched its wings in the chilling breeze It knew it was time to leave so it took flight Follow the Feathers as they fall along this exquisite journey of heartache, hope and home.