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Penguins Library Binding – Jan 1 2005


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  • Library Binding: 48 pages
  • Publisher: First Reports; 1 edition (Jan. 1 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0756500583
  • ISBN-13: 978-0756500580
  • Product Dimensions: 22.4 x 18.7 x 0.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 286 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,225,776 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Product Description

From School Library Journal

Grade 2-4-This serviceable series is aptly named. The books are carefully divided into typical report topics: physical characteristics, food, habitat, birth and young, species, and relationship to humans. The controlled vocabulary and sentence length, the typeface, and the page layout make them seem a bit like basal readers. The lack of variation in sentence structure gives a choppy tone but also makes information easy to harvest. Sharp, full-color photos are well placed to elucidate the text. New terms are clearly explained. Penguins has one error: the author states that the largest penguins grow to be three-and-a-half feet tall, then writes that the emperor penguin grows to be four feet tall. Not distinguished but useful for those who want "just the facts, ma'am."-Ellen Heath, Orchard School, Ridgewood, NJ
Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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Lucia Raatma is a Capstone Press author.

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