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Face to Face with Penguins

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You’re on the South Georgia Islands, a remote, icy place, with nobody around for miles and miles—except several thousand penguin friends, that is. Stunning photographs by Yva Momatiuk and John Eastcott lead you into a mass of birds as they waddle across rock and sand, so clumsy on land, so graceful in the sea. Learn of the nesting habits, diet, family and social lives of ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 13th 2009 by National Geographic Children's Books (first published 2009)
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Brenda Kimble
Nov 15, 2013 Brenda Kimble rated it it was amazing
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Excellent book the author did a wonderful job of describing the life of penguin. It covered many different types of penguins and where they live. The author talked about how strong penguins are and what they have to endure. I really enjoyed this book because of the real life illustrations of the birds. When I saw that it was part of the National Geographic collection I knew it would be very detailed and interesting. Until I read this book I never really realized how different penguins are from ...more
Kayla
Dec 08, 2013 Kayla rated it it was amazing
** this is an informational book about penguins. i would use face to face with penguins in a science class. it is a great book to teach kids about penguins and how penguins live and where they live.


i love that this book tells you everything that you want to know about penguins. its very informative and a great book for someone in the 4th grade to read if they have a project to do on penguins or if the just love penguins like me.
Brenda Kahn
Purchased this to fill a hole in the collection. The photographs are, as usual for a Nat Geo publication, are gorgeous. The narrative is quite personal and fairly engaging. But one chapter switches to second person, which I personally don't care for. There are chapters tailored for the report writer and information about what the reader can do to learn more. A nice addition.
Ciera
Oct 08, 2013 Ciera rated it liked it
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A nice way to share information about penguins. I love penguins, so I really enjoyed reading this book myself. It gave specific details like what they do during the day, their diet, and what they look like. This book is a good read for anyone, especially animal lovers. Young readers may enjoy looking at the pictures, but can also learn a thing or two about the animal.
Kelsey Nauert
Oct 31, 2011 Kelsey Nauert rated it it was amazing
This is an informational book on penguins. Can talk about different aspects of the penguins lives (their habitat, their diet, etc.) Great for students of all ages.
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