You're on the South Georgia Islands, a remote, icy place, with nobody around for miles and milesexcept several thousand penguin friends. Stunning photos lead you into a mass of birds as they waddle across rock and sand, so clumsy on land, so graceful in the sea.
Learn their nesting habits, diet, family and social lives. This fun book will also inspire readers to care about penguins' threatened habitats.
In the "Face to Face With Animals" series, National Geographic experts take you into the wild! Go behind the scenes with the people who research and photograph wild animals.
Each book includes "Tips from the experts", a "facts at a glance" reference section, a scientific experiment, a glossary, and a "find out more" section all stimulate participation.
Great herds of zebra thundering across the African
plain... fragile butterflies traveling unbelievable distances... family groups of whales coursing through the waves. Many kinds of animals make annual migrations, and their stories reveal incredible strength and will to survive. These ...
Meet Paco the pint-size Chihuahua who scared two
masked robbers out of a convenience store, a pet cat that takes swimming lessons, a parrot that rides a scooter, a cat that plays piano, a Pomeranian pooch that swallowed $10,000 worth ...
"Out of a windless August night A luna
moth in ghostly light Beat softly on my window screen Tick-tick-ticking-all silver green. She whispered secrets in my ear I am but a stranger here. The stars are scrawled across the sky ...