Arlon, Penelope (Book - 2012)
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Confident Reader. Favorite topics in active and interactive print and digital books, specially designed for newly confident readers. Small in size but big in personality, stars of movies, TV, and games, penguins are loved by kids everywhere. This book reveals their real lives, far beyond our wildest imagination! Meet every one of the seventeen different kinds of penguin; discover how they eat, sleep, talk, walk, and swim; and of course, the wonderful stories of how they look after their eggs and chicks. Learn how penguins and their icy Antarctic home are threatened and simple things you can do to help out. Fantastic photos, structured layouts, and age-appropriate vocabulary entice newly confident readers into the world of information books. Data boxes, maps, and stats encourage related numeracy and science skills. Vetted by literacy experts. Each Confident Reader Digital Companion Book Features: 48 pages of additional content 15 illustrated encyclopedia entries 20 illustrated dictionary entries
Authors: Arlon, Penelope
Title: Penguins
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 80 p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Penelope Arlon and Tory Gordon-Harris
Notes: Includes index
Contents: What is a penguin?
More penguins
Even more penguins
Penguin homes
Penguins on land
Penguins in the sea
Leaping and diving
Penguin feathers
The iceberg café
Galápagos penguins
Humboldt penguins
Magellanic penguins
The giant penguin
Royal penguins
Erect-crested penguins
Rockhopper penguins
Fiordland penguins
Snares penguins
Macaronis penguins
African penguins
Oil spill!
Yellow-eyed penguins
Fairy penguins
The colony
Penguin eggs
Growing chicks
Gentoo penguins
Chinstrap penguins
Adélie penguins
Riding the ice
King penguins
The emperors' journey
From emperor egg to chick
All grown up
Interview with a photographer
A winning photo
Protecting penguins
Additional Contributors: Gordon-Harris, Tory
ISBN: 0545330246
Branch Call Number: j 598.47 A725p 2012 Beginning Facts
Subject Headings: Penguins Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Penguins
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Meet every one of the 17 different kinds of penguin; discover how they eat, sleep, talk, walk, and swim, and of course, the wonderful stories of how they look after their eggs and chicks.

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Mar 09, 2013
  • quinnandmama rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Penguins are awesome! Isn't the emperor penguin chick on the cover picture to the above left adorable?

Turns out penguins are actually black-n-white birds!


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