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The Penguins

Stone, Lynn M. And Edited By Dr. Howard Schroeder

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ISBN 10: 0896863263 / ISBN 13: 9780896863262
Published by Crestwood House
Used Condition: Fine, Crisp Hardcover
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Copyright Date: 1987 Octavo, , PP.47, Bookseller Inventory # 41461GB16a4

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Title: The Penguins

Publisher: Crestwood House

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Color Illustrations, Map

Book Condition:Fine, Crisp

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Examines the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the emperor penguin, the only bird in the world that never needs to come ashore.

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Grade 2-4--Because of their brief texts and beautiful color photographs on every other page, these small-sized introductions to four different birds will attract browsers and casual readers. Not intended to be inclusive, they provide an overview and introduction to the life-cycles and habitats of their featured subjects. The texts are pared down, with no wasted words--except for the Latin names, which are of questionable value to this age group. Important concepts are printed in bold, followed by a definition, and then repeated in a glossary, with pronunciation guides, and the index. Although brief, Pelican does include a funny, well-known verse: "A wonderful bird is the Pelican,/ His bill will hold more than his belican". Each book includes a page with information about the effects of pollution upon the birds' habitats. Four books that will be helpful for young readers' assignments.
-Frances E. Millhouser, Reston Regional Library, VA
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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