March of the Penguins (Paperback)

By Luc Jacquet, Jerome Maison (Photographer)

National Geographic Society, 9780792261834, 28pp.

Publication Date: November 8, 2005



This winning combination of vivid photographs and informative, inspiring text is the companion volume to the extraordinary surprise hit film deemed "Irresistible" by Entertainment Weekly. Timed perfectly for the holidays and the November release of the DVD

Read the incredible, endearing story of the Emporer penguins' yearly Antarctic odyssey and the long months of endurance, self-sacrifice and love as they raise a new generation of chicks.

From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Luc Jacquet is a French filmmaker and photographer with a strong background in the sciences. He is renowned for his nature documentaries, most notably March of the Penguins, the winner of the 2005 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. He also authored the adult and children's companion books to the acclaimed movie. Jerome Maison is a director of photography and a photographer best known for his work on the Academy Award-winning film March of the Penguins. His images are featured in the adult and children's companion books to the movie. He has also worked on several other nature documentaries, such as Topsy-Turvy Penguin.