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About the BookAn emperor penguin father keeps his mate's egg warm on his feet--for two months! This is just one of the amazing things that emperor penguins do to help their chicks survive the frigid Antarctic winter. Delicate watercolors capture the stark beauty of the Antarctic landscape and the elegance of these extraordinary birds. Full-color illustrations.
Read and find out about penguins in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.
An emperor penguin lays an egg on the Antarctic ice. In the bitter cold, miles away from the only source of food, how can the chick survive? A father penguin keeps his mate's egg warm by balancing it on his feet for two entire months. Learn how penguin parents take care of their babies in one of Earth's coldest, most desolate environments.
This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It's a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:
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An emperor penguin lays an egg on the Antarctic ice. In the bitter cold, miles away from the only source of food, how can the chick survive?