Baba Didi and the Godwits Fly (HB)
PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2013
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.
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.