Where Is Antarctica? (Where Is?) (Library Binding)

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By Sarah Fabiny, Who HQ, Jerry Hoare (Illustrator)
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Description


Explore Antarctica--the coldest, driest, and windiest continent on Earth--in this adventure-filled title in the Who HQ series.

Antarctica, the earth's southernmost continent, was virtually untouched by humans until the nineteenth century. Many famous explorers journeyed (and often died) there in the hope of discovering a land that always seemed out of reach. This book introduces readers to this desert--yes, desert!--continent that holds about 90 percent of the world's ice; showcases some of the 200 species that call Antarctica home, including the emperor penguin; and discusses environmental dangers to the continent, underscoring how what happens to Antarctica affects the entire world.

About the Author


Sarah Fabiny has written several Who Was? titles, including biographies of Beatrix Potter, Frida Kahlo, Rachel Carson, and Gloria Steinem.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781524787608
ISBN-10: 1524787604
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: January 22nd, 2019
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Where Is?