Penguins Swim But Don't Get Wet: And Other Amazing Facts about Polar Animals

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Scholastic, Jan 1, 2004 - Animals - 48 pages
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Antarctica and the Arctic are the coldest places on earth. But believe it or not, life thrives on both ends of our planet. In the polar lands, you'll find, whales as tall as two-story buildings, bears that can swim 62 miles an hour without stopping, seals that can blow big red balloons on the tops of their heads. Penguins Swim But Don't Get Wet is your ticket to the ends of the earth! It Introduces the birds and mammals of the Arctic and Antarctic regions, with behavioral and statistical facts boxed and highlighted alongside the illustrations.

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Melvin Berger is the author of many classic LRFOs, including Germs Make Me Sick!, Oil Spills! and Why I Cough, Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn, as well as other nonfiction on the Harper backlist. He lives in East Hampton, NY.

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