The Emperors Egg by Martin JenkinsStudents who are wild about penguins and classrooms doing units on them will find THE EMPERORS EGG an action-packed read. - SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
Can you imagine spending the winter outdoors in Antarctica without anything at all to eat? That’s just what the male Emperor penguin does. While his mate is off swimming in the ocean 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. This charming, oversize picture book is full of fabulous facts about nature’s most devoted dad.
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Emperor penguin facts for kids
Penguins are some of the most unusual birds on earth. These semi-aquatic, flightless hunters can thrive in nearly any climate, from the tropics to the tundra. The penguin life cycle is fascinatingly intricate, especially that of emperor penguins. These birds are one of the few animal species that can live and breed in frigid Antarctica. Many species of penguins exist, but one of the most well-known and fascinating is the emperor penguin. These penguins live and breed in frigid Antarctica.
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The emperor penguin is the largest of 17 species of penguin at 1. It is also the only animal to inhabit the open ice of Antarctica during the winter. Despite such harsh conditions, emperor penguins spend their entire lives on the ice or in the surrounding waters of Antarctica. To survive in this severely frigid climate, emperor penguins are equipped with several special adaptations. Four layers of scale-like feathers protect them from icy winds and provide a waterproof coat.