100 Facts on Penguins

Author: Camilla De la Bédoyère

Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing

ISBN: 9781848101036

Category: Penguins

Page: 48

View: 1905

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

100 Things Penguins Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

Author: Rick Buker

Publisher: Triumph Books (IL)

ISBN: 9781629376196

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

View: 608

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.


Amazing Pictures and Fun Facts on Animals in Nature

Author: Kay de Silva

Publisher: Ckty Publishing Solutions

ISBN: 9780987597038

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 36

View: 7783

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

100 Facts About Pandas

Author: David O'Doherty,Claudia O'Doherty,Mike Ahern

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 110146237X

Category: Humor

Page: 208

View: 8888

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.

Penguins of the World

Author: Wayne Lynch

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780713687118

Category: Penguins

Page: 175

View: 4363

With the worldwide success of the movie March of the Penguins,these fascinating flightless birds have become a symbol of the fragilenature of our ecosystem. Faced with global warming, invasive tourism,pollution and loss of habitat, penguins need our help more than ever tosurvive. Over the last 18 years, Wayne Lynch has travelled thousands of miles toAntarctica, the Galápagos Islands, Argentina, Chile, New Zealand and adozen remote island clusters in the tempestuous Southern Ocean to studyand photograph the 17 species of penguins in their natural habitats. InPenguins of the World, hedocuments the extraordinary life cycle of these tough, resourceful andbeautiful birds in some of the harshest environments imaginable. Lynch's prose is engaging and easy-to-read, and his beautifulphotographs capture the birds in a wide variety of activities andbehaviours. Penguins of the Worldis a book not to be missed by anyone interested in the future of life on this planet.


Photographs and Facts from One Man's Search for the Penguins of the World

Author: David Salomon

Publisher: David Salomon

ISBN: 1622093976

Category: Nature

Page: 312

View: 7185

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.

If You Were a Penguin

Author: Florence Minor

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061130974

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 6455

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: Anne Schreiber

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426304269

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 1355

Presents an introduction to penguins, discussing their physical characteristics, mating habits, migration behaviors, predators, and different species.

Penguins and Antarctica

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

ISBN: 0307975355

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 2005

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!

Smithsonian Q & A: Penguins

The Ultimate Question & Answer Book

Author: Lloyd Spencer Davis

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060891262

Category: Nature

Page: 224

View: 4998

There is a whole lot more to these adorable tuxedo adorned birds than meets the eye. Penguins are remarkable creatures with fascinating behaviors. SMITHSONIAN Q & A: PENGUINS refutes common myths and reveals often–unknown facts as it answers hundreds of unusual and fascinating questions about the complex courting, breeding, and eating habits of penguins. Why can't penguins fly? Do penguins make nests like other birds? Why do penguins fast annually? Do mates remain faithful for just one season, or for a lifetime? Hundreds of full–color photographs and illustrations enhance and illustrate the text. Published in association with the Smithsonian.


Author: Seymour Simon

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060283955

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 31

View: 9115

Text and photographs explore the differences and similarities of different species of Antarctic penguins.

Penguin Chicks

Author: Ruth Owen

Publisher: Bearport Publishing

ISBN: 1617726338

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 9446

Learn all about emperior penguins.

Penguins in the Desert

Author: Eric Loudon Wagner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780870719240

Category: Nature

Page: 216

View: 4468

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.

Antarctic Antics

A Book of Penguin Poems

Author: Judy Sierra

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780152046026

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 5554

A collection of poems celebrating the habits and habitat of Emperor penguins.

National Geographic Readers: Penguins!

Author: Anne Schreiber

Publisher: National Geographic Society

ISBN: 142631177X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 7518

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.

Penguins Swim But Don't Get Wet

And Other Amazing Facts about Polar Animals

Author: Melvin Berger,Gilda Berger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780439327831

Category: Animals

Page: 48

View: 8480

Introduction to polar animals.

Endangered Animals

Author: Steve Parker

Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing

ISBN: 9781848102316

Category: Endangered species

Page: 48

View: 720

100 facts endangered animals around the world.

The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop

Author: Clare Balding

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141357924

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

View: 565

Charlie Bass is a horse-mad ten-year-old who dreams of owning her own pony. So when she accidentally manages to buy a racehorse, Charlie is thrilled. The horse she buys, Noble Warrior, looks the part: strong, fit and healthy. There's just one problem - he won't gallop. In fact, he won't even leave his stable without his best friend, a naughty palomino pony called Percy. Charlie is convinced that Noble Warrior has what it takes to be a champion. But can she prove it? Derby Day is fast approaching and only a win can save the family farm from being repossessed. The stakes couldn't be higher for the Basses. Can Charlie turn her chaotic family into a top training team? Can Noble Warrior overcome his nerves? Will Percy the pony ever stop farting? Find out in this classic, funny animal story, perfect for fans of Dick King-Smith and Gerald Durrell.

Penguin Rescue

Author: Clare Hibbert

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 147775914X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8067

African penguins, also known as black-footed penguins, are a species of seabird that many dedicated people are working to protect. Readers are introduced to one of the leading penguin-protecting organizations in South Africa: the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds. As they learn about the work this organization does to rescue and care for penguins, they learn fascinating facts about penguins through engaging text and fact boxes. Full-color photographs of penguins and the workers who care for them allow readers to see for themselves how much work goes into protecting penguins.