A Mother's Journey

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Charlesbridge, Jul 1, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Acclaimed nonfiction author Sandra Markle presents the daring story of a mother emperor penguin's struggle to reach the sea, find food, avoid predators, and make her way back to her mate and their newborn chick before they starve. Alan Marks' luminous illustrations highlight the harsh conditions and stunning landscapes of Antarctica.
 

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User Review  - larasimmons2 - LibraryThing

This informational non-fiction book discusses the survival story of a mother emperor penguin's struggle to reach the sea, find food, avoid predators, and make her way back to her mate and their ... Read full review

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This book about Emperor penguins and their babies is beautifully illustrated and beautifully written. It has a lot of information about the birth and growing of a baby Emperor penguin. This would be a ... Read full review

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Sandra Markle has written over seventy nonfiction books for young readers, including her Growing Up Wild and Outside and Inside series. Her books have won awards from the Boston Globe/Horn Book, NSTA/CBC, ABA, and ALA. She lives in Florida.

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