The Emperor's Egg [With CD] (Paperback)

By Martin Jenkins, Jane Chapman (Illustrator)
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Introducing READ, LISTEN, & WONDER
This vibrant book-and-CD series brings the best of our Read and Wonder nature stories to life.
Each paperback title in the series includes a CD that features:
* an engaging read-aloud with sound effects
* a read-along opportunity guided by prompts
* a segment focusing on fascinating facts
Can you imagine spending the winter outdoors in Antarctica without anything to eat? That's just what the male Emperor penguin does. While his mate is off swimming and catching loads of fish, he stands around in the freezing cold with an egg on his feet for two whole months, keeping it warm and waiting for it to hatch. Welcome to the story of the world's most devoted dad

About the Author

Martin Jenkins has written numerous acclaimed books for children, including a retelling of Jonathan Swift's GULLIVER'S TRAVELS and several nonfiction titles. He lives in Cambridge, England.
Brian Sanders is an illustrator whose work has appeared on book jackets, in pop-up books, and even on postage stamps. He lives in Essex, England.

Jane Chapman is Principal Lecturer in Journalism at the University of Lincoln.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780763638252
ISBN-10: 0763638250
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Publication Date: August 12th, 2008
Pages: 29
Language: English
Series: Read