Penguins (Board book)
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Learn all about the wonderful waddling water bird in this Penguins board book from acclaimed science writer for kids Gail Gibbons.
From noble emperior penguins to macaroni penguins with their bushy eyebrows, this board book has everything a toddler might need to know about the 17 species of these waddling, flightless bird. They can leap up to 6 feet onto icy rocks and swim in freezing water because of their waterproof feathers. Males huddle together to protect themselves and eggs from the harsh winter, while the females go hunting.
With her signature combination of accessible, kid-friendly text and bold illustrations, Gail Gibbons also introduces new readers to conservation efforts to save penguins from habitat pollution and other dangers.
About the Author
According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers on a wide range of subjects. As an artist and a previous graphic designer for SNL, she brings educational information to life with bright, clear illustrations. Her many honors include the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.