My Season With Penguins: An Antarctic Journal (Hardcover)
An Antarctic Journal
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 9780395922910, 48pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2000
With charming watercolors and intriguing journal entries, this book inspires our curiosity. Sophie Webb gives readers a vivid, frank, firsthand account of what it is like to spend a season in a land not yet affected by people, yet populated for centuries by true dwellers of the Antarctic -- the fearless, round-bellied, pink-footed, gliding, diving, utterly adept Adelie penguins.
Praise For My Season With Penguins: An Antarctic Journal…
"Webb offers a fine look at the scientific method in action. the artist/biologist also provides a terrific adventure for anyone who dreams of studying animals." SLJ, starred review 12/00 School Library Journal, Starred
"A compelling glimpse of life in a field camp, complete with lyrical descriptions and gritty realism." Publishers Weekly (8/7/00) Publishers Weekly
"Science enthusiasts will enjoy this attractively illustrated look at science at work." Kirkus Reviews (9/1/00) Kirkus Reviews