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Penguins Of America

Author : James Patterson
ISBN : 9781473543737
Genre : Humor
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Penguins – our loveable, cute, flightless friends who are constantly dressed for a formal occasion – have always fascinated us. As we shuffle through life one day at a time, it's easy to take things far too seriously, but when we see penguins taking a walk in our shoes it's impossible not to recognise how silly we can actually be. Featuring amusing illustrations with captions that show penguins in the day-to-day situations we've all experienced – from a relaxing day at the beach to a stressful morning commute – Penguins of America is a hilarious and charming send-up of daily life.
Category: Humor

Penguins Of The Falkland Islands And South America

Author : Dr. Mike Bingham
ISBN : 9780759633346
Genre : Education
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Prepare to enter the hidden world of the penguin. Learn how penguins dominate the half world of land and sea. See penguins like you have never seen them before. This extraordinary book is the authoritative work on penguins of South America, an area that includes the Falkland Islands, one of the world’s most important penguin breeding sites. Based on 8 years of research by Dr. Mike Bingham, the book includes detailed maps and population data for each breeding site. The introduction gives an in depth look at the evolution, physiology, and life strategies of penguins, whilst individual chapters explain how each species has become adapted to fulfil its own particular niche. Finally the role of penguins in the environment is explained, with some remarkable implications for human kind. If you want to know where to find a particular penguin, then maps of each species will show. If you want to know why penguins don’t fly, or why they are black and white, then this book will give you the answer. And as an added incentive, the proceeds from the book fund the author’s ongoing efforts to save penguins threatened by over-fishing and oil pollution in the Falkland Islands. Prepare to be astonished, enthralled, and captivated by this beautifully written book.
Category: Education

Endangered Penguins

Author : Bobbie Kalman
ISBN : 0778718638
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Examines the lives, habits, and bodies of penguins, as well as the dangers of pollution and other threats to their existence.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Tales From The Pittsburgh Penguins

Author : Joe Starkey
ISBN : 9781582611990
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Readers have the chance to meet the Pittsburgh Penguins, one of the wildest, wackiest, most wonderful sports franchises that ever waddled its way across North America. If Penguins fans are not shedding tears of sadness, they are crying for joy or simply laughing so hard they cannot stop. The team's games once played on a station called WEEP, and its first mascot, a penguin named Pete, died of pneumonia. In Tales from the Pittsburgh Penguins, sportswriter Joe Starkey takes fans inside the locker rooms, onto the team buses (including the one defenseman Bryan "Buggsy" Watson hi-jacked) and behind the personalities that have shaped Penguins hockey since 1967. No franchise has survived more near-death experiences than this one, which twice went bankrupt and many times escaped the threat of relocation. In 1975 things were so tough that players had their postgame oranges taken away.The bitter, often comical lows only made the ride to the top that much sweeter, and the Penguins have spent quality time at the summit. Mario Lemieux led the team to back-to-back Stanley Cup championships and later bought it out of bankruptcy court. Rarely has this franchise ever taken the middle ground. When it was bad, it was very, very bad. When it was good, it was sublime, graced with some of the greatest hockey personalities of the 20th Century. Hall of Fame coaches Herb Brooks, Bob Johnson, and Scotty Bowman plied their trade in Pittsburgh, as did Hall of Fame talents such as Lemieux, Paul Coffey, Jaromir Jagr and Ron Francis. The characters, too, were the cream of the crop. Wild men such as Eddie Shack, Brian "Spinner" Spencer, and Darius Kasparaitis provided entertainment in the best and worst of times, likethe night Kasparaitis was tossed into a Calgary police car for jaywalking or the time Shack drove his dune buggy onto the ice at the Civic Arena. To borrow a phrase from legendary Penguins announcer Mike Lange, you'd have to be h
Category: Sports & Recreation

Juan Salvador

Author : Tom Michell
ISBN : 0992744903
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Penguins

Author : Bobbie Kalman
ISBN : 0865056242
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discusses the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of penguins, unique warm-blooded birds.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Penguin Guide To The United States Constitution

Author : Richard Beeman
ISBN : 9781101459003
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 77.92 MB
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What is the President, Congress, and the Supreme Court really allowed to do? This unique and handy guide includes the documents that guide our government, annotated with accessible explanations from one of America's most esteemed constitutional scholars. Known across the country for his appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Professor Richard Beeman is one of the nation's foremost experts on the United States Constitution. In this book, he has produced what every American should have: a compact, fully annotated copy of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and amendments, all in their entirety. A marvel of accessibility and erudition, the guide also features a history of the making of the Constitution with excerpts from The Federalist Papers and a look at crucial Supreme Court cases that reminds us that the meaning of many of the specific provisions of the Constitution has changed over time. "Excellent . . . valuable and judicious." -Jill Lepore, The New Yorker
Category: Political Science

Penguins In The Desert

Author : Eric Loudon Wagner
ISBN : 0870719246
Genre : Nature
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Every year, hundreds of thousands of Magellanic penguins gather to breed at Punta Tombo, Argentina, along a windswept edge of the Patagonian desert, and for more than three decades, biologist Dee Boersma has joined them. Penguins in the Desert follows both the penguins and Boersma through a season of their remarkable lives.
Category: Nature

Penguins Of The Falkland Islands And South America

Author : Mike Bingham
ISBN : 9780759633353
Genre : Nature
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A philosophical & inspirational view of some ultimate questions regarding human existence and the nature of the universe. A majority of the book takes an aphoristic approach in presenting life's deeper questions of existence and the views of some of the best minds on the subject. Its underlying premise is that the answers to the larger questions of existence transcend materialistic rationalism's "linear thinking" and are best approached in the non-linearity of myth and poetry as was originally formulated at the roots of our western civilization and that these insights arose from a "wise silence" that lies at the roots of our being.
Category: Nature

The Behavior Of Penguins

Author : Dietland Müller-Schwarze
ISBN : 0873958667
Genre : Nature
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"Strange geese." That was their description when they were discovered in 1520 during Magellan's historic voyage. Today, penguins are familiar to everyone, yet few researchers have observed them in the remote regions in which they live. Written by an ecologist-behaviorist who has worked extensively in the natural penguin habitat, The Behavior of Penguins is the first general work on the entire family of penguins. Numerous and remarkable field photographs document the author's detailed study of the life cycles and breeding patterns of each penguin species. He brings to light their unusual abilities to go with little food for months, to dive deep in the ocean, and to protect themselves in extreme environments. Müller-Schwarze's comprehensive and fascinating account of penguins also emphasizes the urgent need to protect these birds and their natural habitat.
Category: Nature

Every Penguin In The World

Author : Charles Bergman
ISBN : 9781632172679
Genre : Nature
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Both a love letter and a call to action, this narrative and photographic book chronicles the author and his wife in their quest to see every penguin species on the planet. In the process, he muses about adventure, conservation, and what it is about penguins that captures our hearts. Every Penguin in the World tracks author-photographer Charles Bergman's forays around the southern hemisphere--from the Galapagos to South Africa to the Antarctic--in his quest to see all 18 species of penguins in the world. The sections of the book are organized around themes of adventure, science and conservation, and pilgrimage--in which stories of each penguin species will be touched upon. This endearing and thought-provoking book beautifully combines narrative and photography to capture the plight and the experience of penguins worldwide. The author and his wife developed a passion after seeing their first penguin species and have since spent years traveling far and wide to see each variety of penguin in its natural habitat.
Category: Nature

Penguins

Author : Rachael Hanel
ISBN : 1583416587
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Introduces penguins, discussing the different species, physical characteristics, eating habits, behavior, habitats, mating rituals, and efforts being made to ensure their future.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Penguins

Author : Jonathan Chester
ISBN : UCSD:31822028312601
Genre : Penguins
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Lavishly illustrated account of the biology, taxonomy and ecology of penguins for the general reader. Also provides information about the interactions between penguins and people and the ways penguins are affected by human activity. Includes suggestions for further reading and an index.
Category: Penguins

Biology Medicine And Surgery Of South American Wild Animals

Author : Murray Fowler
ISBN : 9780470376768
Genre : Medical
File Size : 84.35 MB
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Biology, Medicine and Surgery of South American Wild Animals examines the medicine and treatment of animals specific to South America. It discusses topics dealing with diseases and biology topics. In addition, the animals studied are broken down into family and genus, using both English and Spanish names. The book is liberally illustrated and contains references for further reading as well as the contributions of regional experts on the animals covered.
Category: Medical

The Life Cycle Of An Emperor Penguin

Author : Bobbie Kalman
ISBN : 0778706303
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Introduces the physical characteristics, habitat, and life cycle of the emperor penguin, with descriptions of how female and male penguins cooperate during the coldest winters on Earth to preserve their eggs.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Bring Your Own Children South America

Author : Robin Malinosky-Rummell
ISBN : 1887542485
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Most families do not even consider adding it to their travel itineraries. But Robin and her family did! Follow them and learn how you, too, can travel around this fascinating continent from the heart of the Amazon rainforest through ancient Incan civilizations and modern luxurious high rises to the thundering glaciers at the southern tip. South America can be an exciting, family-friendly vacation destination and an increasingly attractive, affordable alternative to the sharply rising costs of a trip to Europe or even the United States!
Category: Family & Relationships

Penguins Strange And Wonderful

Author : Laurence Pringle
ISBN : 1590780906
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Informative text and full-color illustrations explore the differences and similarities of the seventeen species of penguins.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

My Season With Penguins

Author : Sophie Webb
ISBN : 0547531095
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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What is it like to live in a tiny Polar Haven for two months? To look into the odd, expressive eyes of an Adélie chick? To be flipper-slapped by a bird whose wings are powerful enough to propel it swiftly through frigid waters? Sophie Webb knows, and she gives readers a frank firsthand account of what it is like to spend a season in a land not yet affected by humans, yet populated for centuries by true dwellers of the Antarctic—the fearless, round-bellied, pink-footed, waddling, diving, utterly adept Adélie penguins.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Penguins Paint

Author : Valerie Tripp
ISBN : 0516015672
Genre : Color
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The Penguins tire of their black and white world and decide to make things more colorful.
Category: Color

Penguin

Author : Stephen Martin
ISBN : 9781861897510
Genre : Nature
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From the Penguin Books logo to The March of the Penguins, a certain tuxedo-adorned member of the animal kingdom has long captured our hearts and imaginations. Stephen Martin regales us here with the cultural and natural history of the penguin, revealing many fascinating and little-known facts about this beloved bird. Over twenty species of penguins can be found in the Galápagos Islands and New Zealand as well as in Antarctica, and they range from the Little Bee Penguin at two pounds to the imposing Emperor Penguin, which can weigh in at over seventy-five pounds. Martin details the biological facts and natural history of each species, including their evolution, habitats, diet, and behavior, but he also explores the role of penguins in popular culture and thought—from children’s literature such as Mr. Popper’s Penguins, to Batman’s nemesis, the Penguin, to films and television shows including Happy Feet and Pingu. In addition, over one hundred images of penguins enrich Martin’s engaging text. A captivating natural and cultural history, Penguin will be an essential addition to the bookshelves of penguin fans everywhere.
Category: Nature