100 Facts Penguins is bursting with incredible images, fun activities and exactly 100 awesome facts. Children will learn everything they need to know about these fascinating birds. 100 Facts Penguins includes key topics about the icy world of penguins in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Every page is covered in amazing illustrations and photographs that clarify difficult points for children. This interesting penguin book for children aged 6+ is perfect for the classroom and home. Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Penguins: The whole family from the smallest species to the Emperor penguin Living in temperatures below zero Penguin predators and human contact in Antarctica Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: Penguins have excellent vision and can swim to depths where there is little or no light. Adelie penguin parents sometimes have to travel up to 120 kilometres in search of food to feed their chicks. A male Emperor penguin goes without food for up to 115 days while it courts, mates, incubates its egg and looks after its chick. During this time it can lose up to one-third of its body weight! Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include: Quiz question: Skuas eat penguin eggs. True or false? Penguins can't fly, but many other unusual animals can. Do some research to find out more about this list Quiz question: Where do Yellow-eyed penguins live? Author: Camilla de la Bedoyere Consultant: Steve Parker Pages: 48 Age: 6+ Dimensions: 9 X 12 Format: Paperback with holographic foil ISBN: 9781848101036
With traditions, records, and Penguins lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Pittsburgh fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, behind-the-scenes tales, memorable moments, and outstanding achievements by singular players like Sidney Crosby, Mario Lemieux, Paul Coffey, Jaromir Jagr, and Evgeni Malkin. This guide to all things Penguins covers which player is considered the "original Penguin," the team's first player to score 50 goals in a season, the Pens' recent back-to-back Stanley Cup wins, and more.
Photographs and Facts from One Man's Search for the Penguins of the World
Author: David Salomon
Publisher: David Salomon
An exhaustive resource for penguin-o-philes, amateur and academic alike, Penguin-Pedia unites careful analysis of the behavior, habitat, reproduction, feeding habits, and population levels of all seventeen penguin species with the author s personal observations and reflections. Each chapter draws on a wealth of scientific data and reports, as well as providing detailed measurements and weights of penguins from various colonies and nests. An extensive bibliography will direct students of the penguin to scholarly books and journals, while dozens of full-color photographs of penguins in their natural habitat and personal accounts provide entertainment for the layman. A full directory of penguin exhibiting zoos from around the world completes this source of all things penguin.
Amazing Pictures and Fun Facts on Animals in Nature
Author: Kay de Silva
Publisher: Ckty Publishing Solutions
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Bestselling children's author Kay de Silva presents "Dolphins." The book uses captivating illustrations, and carefully chosen words to teach children about 'the acrobat of the sea'. This series is known for its beautiful full-color images. The description in large text is simple enough for early readers or for a parent to guide a child through. There are also picture captions that provide more information to talk about with your child. Alternatively, a child of any age (even the child in you) can just look at the images and appreciate its beauty. This book depicts the wonder of the world of Dolphins in all its glory. Children are given a well-rounded understanding of this beautiful mammal: its anatomy, feeding habits, and behavior. The following Dolphins are featured: * The fun-loving Atlantic Spotted Dolphin * The loveable Bottlenose Dolphin * The acrobatic Dusky Dolphin * The energetic Pacific White-sided Dolphin * The shy Risso's Dolphin * The endangered Amazon River Dolphin
If you were a penguin . . . You could swim really fast and toboggan on ice. Sing a happy duet, once or twice. You could live on land but dive under the sea. There's a lot penguins can do, just like you and me! Wendell and Florence Minor create a charming tribute to all the playful fun and activity that comes with being a penguin—which young readers can delight in too!
Author: David O'Doherty,Claudia O'Doherty,Mike Ahern
Pandas are irresistible and people think they know a lot about them. But only the true panda expert knows: -The age of a panda can be determined by measuring the distance between its nipples -In Egyptian hieroglyphics, the panda symbol means "notwithstanding" -Prince's song "Purple Rain" was inspired by the mixed emotions he feels about pandas Smart, funny, and chock-full of panda pictures, 100 Facts About Pandas will astonish and entertain both animal lovers and everyone who laughed their way through The Book of Bunny Suicides and F U, Penguin.
They waddled into stardom in National Geographic’s March of the Penguins film. These guys are now nature’s ROCK STARS! If you’re age 5, you’re probably as tall as an Emperor. But why do they throw up so much? March this way, and find out all! National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. From the Trade Paperback edition.
The more you find out about penguins, the more they seem to have in common with another oddly endearing flightless biped. Namely, us. --Flipping Brilliant Think March of the Penguins meets Life's Little Instruction Book by way of National Geographic. Award-winning nature photographer Jonathan Chester captures the essence of the Antarctic's most popular residents to illustrate the similarities between penguins' lives and our own. Patrick Regan's clever narrative offers surprising insights and humorously entertaining life lessons. The appeal of penguins is undeniable and universal. And we can learn a lot from these fat, funny birds. Lessons like: * The meek sleep alone, * It's better to be smart than cute, and * You can be too thin. (After all, the book explains, if the Olsen twins ever get locked in a walk-in cooler for days and are forced to live off their own body fat, they're goners. Penguins? They're good for months.) Flipping Brilliant includes helpful environmental information about the penguin habitat and the effects of global warming, including Web sites that show how you can help.
Get ready for an epic battle of ultimate cuteness. In one corner, there's Team Penguin. In the other, Team Puffin! Which team will you be rooting for in this hilarious and adorable smackdown? Tune in to the sports match, complete with cheeky animal commentators, as penguins and puffins square off for quirky superlatives such as Most Graceful (sure you don't mean "most awkward"?), Highest Flyer (oops, penguins can't fly! I guess they lose this round!), Scariest Arch Nemesis (hint: don't ever say "gull" to a puffin!), Most Photogenic, Biggest Science Magnet -- and that's just the tip of the iceberg! This book is also loaded with all sorts of animal knowledge: the history of the species, how they raise their young, the latest science about each, population numbers, range maps, fun facts, quizzes, and more. By the time you're done reading, you'll be a mini-expert on both animals!
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #12: Eve of the Emperor Penguin
Author: Mary Pope Osborne,Natalie Pope Boyce
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. Track the facts with Jack and Annie!! When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #12: Eve of the Emperor Penguin, they had lots of questions. What do penguins eat? Why do they huddle together in groups? Who won the race to the South Pole? What happens at a research station in Antarctica? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet common core text pairing needs. Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com!
Every year, hundreds of thousands of Magellanic penguins gather to breed at Punta Tombo, Argentina, along a windswept edge of the Patagonian desert, and for more than three decades, biologist Dee Boersma has joined them. Penguins in the Desert follows both the penguins and Boersma through a season of their remarkable lives.