Who Counts the Penguins?: Working in Antarctica (Wild Work)
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Words that may be unfamiliar to young rea --Library Media Connection . Even the titles pique ones curiosity by first posing the kind of question kids want to ask and then stating how to explore some very inter --School Library JournalFor a behind-the-scenes look at interesting careers, this series presents an introduction to a wide variety of jobs and the people who do them. This high-interest series delivers an abundance of informative photos and large-font writing thats full of action. The text reads easily and includes kid-friendly facts and statistics
This book presents the variety of fascinating jobs found in Antarctica, from glaciologists to icebreaker ship drivers.
When not working, writing or hanging out with her family, Mary enjoys doing arts and crafts, baking, gardening and traveling. She works as a graphic designer during the day but writes for children at night. Mary’s written over two dozen nonfiction books about arts and crafts, extreme jobs, animals, pop stars and history. Mary Meinking grew up in Iowa and went on to graduate from the Univers
What is it like to work in Antarctica? One in a series called Wild Work from Raintree, the modern trend is to give a catchy title to `zing in' a reader. Here, it's "Who Counts Penguins?" A bit misleading if you're keen on reading about penguins, since the subtitle is more appropriate: `Working in Antarctica', and penguins constitute only two pages of the book. But wha