The Emperor of Antarctica
Publication Date: October 2011
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on his father's feet, until the day when he goes off to live at sea
alone, he is a majestic figure in an extraordinary setting the emperor
of Antarctica. He faces natural predators and the struggles of survival
in a challenging climate. Then one day, he cradles his own little penguin
on his feet. Jonathan London's moving text is perfectly matched with
Julie Olson's vibrant and adorable artwork in pencil, watercolor, and
Julie grew up in the middle of 6 brothers (and 2 sisters) so she learned to play kickball well. Unfortunately, the brotherOs werenOt so kind in their throws playing dodgeball. She found her individuality at home through art. Since then, sheOs earned a BFA in illustration, illustrated numerous books for many markets, and started creating her own kickball team with a husband, 2 sons and a daughter. You can see more of her work at www.jujubeeillustrations.com.