A Sailor, a Chicken, an Incredible Voyage: The Seafaring Adventures of Guirec and Monique (Hardcover)
"Exciting, funny, and occasionally heart-stopping ... readers can stay home and dry, but feel like they are on the high seas."--BOOKLIST
A man and his chicken sail 45,000 nautical miles in this powerful story of following your dreams no matter what stands in your way.
When Guirec Soud e was 21 years old, he bought a 30-foot sailboat and set out across the Atlantic, despite having only sailed a dinghy before.
His only companion? His plucky pet hen, Monique.
Guirec never intended to sail the world with a chicken, but after reaching the Caribbean, he and Monique made for Greenland--and emerged from the pack ice 100 days later.
Their next goal? San Francisco. Then, Antarctica. But first, could they navigate the treacherous Northwest Passage? One thing was for sure: Monique would help her trusty skipper by laying an egg
- Heart-stopping adventure story: navigating treacherous icebergs with a chicken on the mast is just one of many nail-biting maneuvers from this action-packed book.
- Perfect for readers of The Art of Racing in the Rain: Guirec and Monique's bond is unlike anything you've ever seen before.
- Inspirational: Guirec shows that all you have to do is believe to achieve something big.
- Photographs and maps: show the epic voyage and provide breaks in the text.
Guirec and Monique's unbelievable journey won the hearts of people all over the world and caused a social media frenzy when it happened. Now, in their long-awaited first book, readers will uncover their gripping voyage from start to finish.