Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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From hatching and feeding to rearing and courting, the everyday adventures of emperor penguins come vividly to life in this unique collection of jovial verse. Young readers will identify with the challenges of childhood these feathered creatures face: waiting to be fed, searching for their mothers, or swimming for the first time.
 

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I really liked this book because of the illustrations and content of the book. The illustrations in this book were colorful and enjoyable too look at. They added interest to the poems and made it easy ... Read full review

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This collection of poems, written by Judy Sierra, allows you to explore the life of an emperor penguin, which lives in Antarctica. The poems provide the reader with information on the penguins life ... Read full review

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Judy Sierra holds a Ph.D. in folklore from UCLA. She is the author of many esteemed children's books, including Nursery Tales Around the World, winner of the Aesop Prize from the American Folklore Society, and Good Night, Dinosaurs. She is also the reteller/compiler of several books of folklore for teachers and storytellers. Ms. Sierra lives in Northern California. Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey have illustrated more than seventy popular children's books together. Their widely acclaimed Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems, written by Judy Sierra, was featured on National Public Radio, won a gold medal from the National Parenting Publications Awards, and was a Publishers Weekly, Ingram, Borders, and Amazon.com bestseller. They are the illustrators of the Robert Kraus classics Leo the Late Bloomer and Herman the Helper, which received a Boston Globe-Horn Book- Honor.Mr. Aruego and Ms. Dewey both live in New York City. Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey have illustrated more than seventy popular children's books together. Their widely acclaimed Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems, written by Judy Sierra, was featured on National Public Radio, won a gold medal from the National Parenting Publications Awards, and was a Publishers Weekly, Ingram, Borders, and Amazon.com bestseller. They are the illustrators of the Robert Kraus classics Leo the Late Bloomer and Herman the Helper, which received a Boston Globe-Horn Book- Honor.Mr. Aruego and Ms. Dewey both live in New York City.

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