Penguins at Home

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Penguins at Home

Gentoos of Antarctica

By Bruce McMillan

Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Library Binding, 9780395665602, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1993


Travel to a place that few people visit and discover why these birds are so perfectly "suited" in their black and white feathers to this seemingly inhospitable corner of the world -- Antarctica.

About the Author

Bruce McMillan has written and illustrated more children's books set in Iceland than any other United States author. Going Fishing is his sixth to be set there, and his forty-third overall. He often summers in Iceland, though he lives in Shapleigh, Maine. Bruce holds a B.S. in biology from the University of Maine and has received numerous awards and honors for his children's books.

Praise For Penguins at Home

"A look at the southern gentoos, largest of the penguins on the Antarctic peninsula . . . Crisp, appealing photos help tell the story." Kirkus Reviews