Meet the amazing waddling penguins! Introduce elementary kids to these flightless birds and their lives in the wild. Penguins are a bit clumsy on land, but their flippers help them fly through the water. Readers explore the penguin‚Äôs features, behaviors, and habitats with STEM-appropriate text and gorgeous photography. An end folk tale from South America shares why emperor penguins are said to be so big. A great nonfiction resource for student reports, animal units, and life science lessons. Includes table of contents, index, same-page definitions, and further resources.
Part of the Amazing Animals (2022) series
From tool-wielding chimpanzees to tree-hammering woodpeckers, and from pouncing cougars to swimming sea turtles, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular series travels the planet to study these and other fascinating mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and invertebrates. Beautiful photos are paired with STEM-appropriate text to examine the featured creature's appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each updated title also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal's appearance or behavior.