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Nature of Penguins School & Library Binding – September, 2001


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Product Details

  • School & Library Binding
  • Publisher: San Val (September 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 061345149X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0613451499
  • Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 9.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #9,695,138 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Exquisite photographic detail and beautiful color reproduction make PENGUINS one of the most entrancing gifts of the year."-San Francisco Chronicle"Lovely pictures beautifully reproduced on high-quality photographic paper."-Bird Watchers Digest "Dozens of beautiful and interesting photos . . . This book should be thoroughly enjoyed by serious naturalists, professional biologists, and anyone interested in the life of penguins." -Book Review Digest --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

JONATHAN CHESTER is one of the world’s leading polar adventurers and photographers. A fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, he works as a naturalist and historian on tourist excursions to the Antarctic, and has been lecturing on adventure, the Himalayas, and photography for over twenty years. He is the author of many books for both kids and adults, including A FOR ANTARCTICA and BUSY PENGUINS. He lives in Berkeley, California. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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By violee on November 18, 2010
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Our 7 year old granddaughter was enamored of penguins. She had several cuddly stuffed penguins, but what she carried around the house, brought into the car, took to friends' houses, (maybe to bed, although I don't know) was this book.
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My daughter needed this book for a report she was doing. She loves penguins and really enjoyed the story. Thanks!
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More About the Author

Jonathan Chester is a veteran polar photographer. For this book, he photographed polar bears at Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. He lives in Kansas City, Missouri.