The life cycle of an emperor penguin
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Source:Kalman, Bobbie. Life cycle series, Crabtree Pub., New York, p.32 (2007)
Call Number:Cubb Curr QL696 .S473 K33 2007
Keywords:Emperor penguin, Emperor penguin--Life cycles--Antarctica--Juvenile literature
Contents: What is a penguin? -- Coldest place on earth -- Emperor penguin's body -- What is a life cycle? -- Journey on the ice -- Penguin partners -- Emperors and the eggs -- Chicks hatch -- Chick care -- Growing in a group -- Mature penguins -- Life in the ocean -- Long live the emperors! -- People and penguins -- Glossary and index.; Summary: Follows penguins on their annual trip to their breeding grounds and shows the difficulties presented by having their young in the harshest conditions on the planet.
Lexile measure 880; Ages 8-12; Book level 5.5; Nonfiction; Library has 6 copies.