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The life cycle of an emperor penguin

Guided Reading Level: 

N

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Kalman, Bobbie. Life cycle series, Crabtree Pub., New York, p.32 (2007)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr QL696 .S473 K33 2007

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8632739

Keywords:

Emperor penguin, Emperor penguin--Life cycles--Antarctica--Juvenile literature

Abstract:

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.

Notes:

Lexile measure 880; Ages 8-12; Book level 5.5; Nonfiction; Library has 6 copies.