Penguins certainly are a different bird! They spend seventy-five percent of their lives in water and they can′t even fly! Penguins are classified as birds because they have feathers. So explore a penguin′s world by finding out how they can swim so fast, what they eat, and how people need to help protect their habitats.
o Smithsonian mission statement
o Website and additional reading sources
o Series thumbnails on back panel
Ages: 5 - 9
With brief, accessible text, engaging topics and a perforated page of collectible cards Seymour Simon's See More Reader series will rope in even the most reluctant readers. According to Danger! Earthquake, "most of the world's earthquakes happen in a zone called the Pacific Ring of Fire." A map of the world highlights the hot spots. Bulldozers, dump trucks and offshore oil rigs get their due in Giant Machines. Additional offerings include Wild Bears; Killer Whales; and Planets Around the Sun. (Apr.) Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.