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Book cover The Emperor's Egg

IN A NUTSHELL: Learn of the challenges male emperor penguins face while incubating their eggs.

SUMMARY: 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!

KEYWORDS: geography,animals,science,weather,nature

AUTHOR: Martin Jenkins
NARRATOR: Sara Krieger
LENGTH: 13:35

Fountas & Pinnell: M
Accelerated Reader: 4.1
Lexile: 570
DRA: 28

PUBLISHER: Candlewick