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Ice Floes and Frost

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Les saisons des manchots
Evelyne Daigle
Illustrations: Daniel Grenier
Montréal : Les 400 Coups, 2006. 47 p.
ISBN 289540240x
Ages 9 to 11
Published in English under the title The World of Penguins (Toronto: Tundra Books, 2007)

A bird that is often mistakenly called a penguin is one of the strangest and most fascinating creatures living in the Antarctic. Readers are invited to discover and better understand its world. Learn how this bird manages to survive temperatures of –50°C and the impact of climate change on its habitat. This non-fiction book by Evelyne Daigle, a biologist and science teacher at Montréal's Biodome, is illustrated by the renowned animal artist Daniel Grenier. This book is a definite pick for nature enthusiasts.


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