ᐊᒃᐸᐅᑉ ᖃᐅᔨᕙᓪᓕᐊᓂᖓ Akpa’s Journey


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Akpa’s Journey

By Mia Pelletier

Illustrated by Kagan McLeod

After thick-billed murre Akpa emerges from his egg, high on an Arctic cliff, he soon learns that he must embark on a long migration before he is even able to fly. Flinging himself into the icy water with his father to guide him, Akpa must swim 1,000 kilometres of his journey south before he is able to finally fly the final leg of his journey. Adult male murres are also unable to fly during this time of the year, due to their changing feathers, so father and son must navigate south on the choppy ocean waves, meeting new and unfamiliar creatures along the way.

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Posted on

August 29, 2022