Synopses & Reviews
Discusses the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of penguins, unique warm-blooded birds.
Created by Bobbie Kalman, author of more than 180 bestselling children's books, Crabapples are "starter" non-fiction books for primary students. Each entertaining book features fascinating, easy-to-understand information along with awesome full-color photos and illustrations on animals, sea life, machinery and many other subjects kids are curious about. They also contain the all-important glossary and index young students need to do reports.
-- "Starter" non-fiction for younger readers
-- Large-size photographs and simple, easy-to-understand style
-- A multitude of subjects that fascinate children
Did you know that there are no penguins at the north pole? There are in fact 18 different kinds of penguins and all of them live south of the equator. Magnificent color photographs highlight fascinating facts on these adorable waddling creatures.
Other topics include:
-- a wide variety of penguin species
-- physiology and behavior
-- habitats, hunting, and predators
-- how they raise their chicks
From the aptly named rockhopper to the strangely plumed macaroni penguin, children and adults alike are charmed by lovable tuxedoed Penguins. Interesting facts and magnificent photos highlight this fascinating creature.