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Penguins!: Strange and Wonderful (Paperback)

Penguins!: Strange and Wonderful By Laurence Pringle, Meryl Learnihan Henderson (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Laurence Pringle's fascinating and informative book, with stunning illustrations by Meryl Henderson, introduces young readers to the life and behavior of one of nature's most remarkable—and most popular—birds. The seventeen species of penguin come in all sizes and live in a surprising range of habitats. Readers familiar with the emperor penguin that stands almost four feet tall and lives in the Antarctic may be surprised to encounter the little blue penguin that's only about sixteen inches high and hops ashore into the green forests of southern Australia and southern New Zealand. This book is packed with such a wealth of information, even penguin enthusiasts are bound to learn something new.

About the Author

Laurence Pringle has written more than one hundred books for children and teenagers, many of them award-winning science titles. Internationally, his books have sold more than three million copies. He and his family live in West Nyack, New York.

Meryl Henderson has illustrated numerous books for children, including many titles in the Strange and Wonderful series and the Childhood of Famous Americans series. She lives with her husband in upstate New York.

Praise For…

"Filled with enough interesting facts that even penguin fans will find out something new." -Booklist

"Enthusiastic and wonderfully informative, this will grab readers and listeners alike." -Kirkus Reviews

"Will satisfy report writers and browsers alike. . . . [A] wealth of information, from pooping to parenting, presented in an engaging, accessible narrative." -School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9781620915912
ISBN-10: 162091591X
Publisher: Astra Young Readers
Publication Date: September 1st, 2013
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Strange and Wonderful