Here is an inspirational picture book that deals with the emotions that come with leaving home and doing the hard work of growing up. Human attachment is at the heart of this beautifully illustrated story that shows the ups and downs on the path to independence while highlighting relationships that make enduring adversity possible.
Dreams of Zugunruhe features a young Arctic tern who learns about the coming of Zugunruhe--the instinctual restlessness that starts birds on a harrowing migratory journey. The young tern's mother both comforts and emboldens Little Tern as the two consider the voyage ahead. Charming and expressive illustrations enhance this beautiful conversation.