A for Antarctica

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Tricycle Press, Mar 31, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Where can intrepid kids find the Aurora Australis, warm Boots, and icy blue Crevasses? Where does X mark the spot, Yachts break through the ice, and Zooplankton abound? Antarctica!With gorgeous full-color photographs and informative, easy-to-read text, this adventurous alphabet book takes young explorers far away to find out what it's really like—and what it takes to survive—in the frozen land at the "bottom" of the world.

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A FOR ANTARCTICA

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A pastiche of full-color photographs, some quite wonderful, that do not make a coherent alphabetical listing. Captions are far above reading and comprehension levels of the usual ABC audience, but ... Read full review

About the author (1998)

JONATHAN CHESTER is one of the world’s leading polar adventurers and photographers. A fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, he works as a naturalist and historian on tourist excursions to the Antarctic, and has been lecturing on adventure, the Himalayas, and photography for over twenty years. He is the author of many books for both kids and adults, including A FOR ANTARCTICA and BUSY PENGUINS. He lives in Berkeley, California.

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