The Emperor's Egg

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The Emperor's Egg
Written by Martin Jenkins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763622338
ISBN-13: 9780763622336
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The Emperor's Egg

author: Martin Jenkins
illustrator: Jane Chapman

series name:
Read and Wonder

Can you imagine spending the winter outdoors in Antarctica without anything at all to eat? Thatís just what the male Emperor penguin does. While his mate is off swimming in the ocean and catching loads of fish, he stands around in the freezing cold with an egg on his feet for two whole months, keeping it warm and waiting for it to hatch. This charming, oversize picture book is full of fabulous facts about natureís most devoted dad.
Back matter includes an index.

"Students who are wild about penguins and classrooms doing units on them will find The Emperor's Egg an action-packed read." ó School Library Journal
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$24.99 / $28.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763622338 /  9780763622336
on sale date:
07/2003
type/format:
Big Book / Trade Paperback
age range:
5 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 14 3/4" x 16 1/4"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 3
 
subjects:
Animals; People & Places; Science & Nature;
 
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