Author: Sandra Markle
Illustrator: Howard McWilliam
Target: Ages 4–8
Format: Children’s Picture Book / Hardcover / Softcover
Dimensions: 10″ x 10″
A tiny, green sprout pushes through a snowdrift, the first sign of spring, and Mama Caribou knows it’s time to migrate. Baby Bou has other ideas—he wants to stay and play with his friends! Walking north for the summer is booooring, but without his herd, Baby Bou isn’t safe from predators.
Will Mama Caribou get her son to safety, or will Baby Bou miss out on the big surprise waiting for him at the summer range? Find out in Hush Up and Migrate!
Sandra Markle is the author of more than 200 non-fiction books for children and her work has won numerous awards, including the 2012 Prize for Excellence in Science Books by The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), School Library Journal’s Best Children’s Books of the Year List, Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choices, NSTA Outstanding Science Trade book, Green Earth Book Awards, Cybils Finalist, John Burroughs List of Nature Books for Young Readers, Junior Library Guild Selection, Orbis Pictus Recommended Book, Charlotte Zolotow Award, and many more.
In addition to her books, Sandra Markle has developed science specials for CNN and PBS and Internet-based science education programs for Scholastic and the National Science Foundation. She was selected twice by NSF to travel to Antarctica with the Artists & Writers Program and provided some of the first live chats with schools from this remote location. She lives in Sarasota, Florida with her husband, photographer, Skip Jeffery.
About the Illustrator
Howard McWilliam left his career as a U.K. financial magazine editor and journalist in 2005 to concentrate on illustrating. He is cover artist for The Week in the U.S. and U.K. and has illustrated dozens of children’s novels, puzzles, and picture books, including the bestselling I Need My Monster. He lives in Cheltenham, England, with his wife Rebecca and three children.
“Will keep readers entertained…familiar, familial fun!” – Kirkus Reviews