I am a Penguin by Barbara Todd
  

Synopsis

I am a Penguin by Barbara Todd

This is a picture book presenting the life of penguins in a fun way for the 4-6 age group, using charming cartoons, rhyming verse and full-colour photography. This first title in New Holland's I am a... series introduces penguins - not only those found in New Zealand but also those found overseas, including Australia and South Africa, making this a title with international potential. The basic aspects of habitat, hunting, social behaviour, breeding and relations with humans are covered at an easy-to-grasp level, presented in simple and catchy rhyming verses, and illustrated both with cute cartoon characters and documentary photographs. The new I Am a... series from New Holland introduces wildlife to ages 4-6.

About the Author

Barbara Todd has written more than 10 books on marine wildlife, covering topics from albatross and penguins to whales and sea lions. She spends several months of each year researching orca off the Pacific coast of North America. Lyttelton-based Helen Taylor has a special flair for illustrating children's natural history books, with a long list of credits from her association with Reed and Penguin. A Booming in the Night, co-produced with her writer husband Ben Brown, won the NZ Post New Zealand Best Picture Book Award in 2006.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Barbara Todd
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Publisher

New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd

Publication date

1st May 2009

ISBN

9781869662462


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