14 Jun '11, 1am

New children’s book raises profile of albatrosses: Illustrator, Bill Bolton has used the publication of his late...

New children’s book raises profile of albatrosses: Illustrator, Bill Bolton has used the publication of his late...

Illustrator, Bill Bolton has used the publication of his latest book to highlight the plight of the world’s albatrosses and help support BirdLife’s Global Seabird Programme. “Whilst visiting the Otago Peninsula in New Zealand I was privileged enough to witness an albatross colony. I was inspired by the majesty and beauty of these birds as they soared above us. What really struck me was their size and effortless flight – their wings were so large that you could actually hear the wind in their feathers as they approached! It’s a memory that I will never forget. I was already aware of the dangers of longline fishing practices that threatened their survival, and wanted to support BirdLife International’s campaign.” Being an illustrator, Bill thought the most appropriate way to contribute was to raise awareness of the albatross using a children’s book. His new book I Can’t Fly ...

Full article: http://www.birdlife.org/community/2011/06/new-childrens-b...

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