Birds of Antarctica.
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Birds of Antarctica.

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English



  • Antarctica.


  • Adélie penguin -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Adélie penguin.,
  • Penguins.,
  • Antarctica.

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The reader is taken through a penguin year, from the summer months of light when the Adélie penguins migrate to the Antarctic coasts to breed, to the dark winter when the penguins return to the sea.

Edition Notes

Ill. on lining papers.

StatementJennifer Owings Dewey.
LC ClassificationsQL696.S473 D49 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2036793M
ISBN 100316182079
LC Control Number88013010

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