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The emperor's egg

By: Jenkins, Martin Chapman, Jane(Illustrated by)

Part of the Nature storybooks series
1406366994 / 9781406366990
Paperback
598.471563
06/08/2015
139 in stock Need More ?
England
25 cm 29 pages : chiefly illustrations (colour)
Children's (6-12)  Learn More
Quiz No: 211416, Points 0.50, Book Level 4.10,
Early Years - Key Stage 1 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: 1999.

An award-winning picture book about the Emperor penguin's parenting. The Emperor penguin is the only large animal to remain on the Antarctic mainland throughout its bitterly inhospitable winter.

Once the female has laid her egg, she heads back to the sea, leaving the male to incubate it.

He then spends two months standing on the freezing cold ice with the egg on his feet!

This is his story.

BIC:

YNN Natural history (Children’s/Teenage)

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