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A tale of Antarctica

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Published by Scholastic in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Antarctica
    • Subjects:
    • Penguins -- Fiction.,
    • Pollution -- Fiction.,
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Fiction.,
    • Antarctica -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      Uses a story of penguins in Antarctica to demonstrate how their environment is threatened by the pollution from man"s presence.

      Edition Notes

      Statementwritten and illustrated by Ulco Glimmerveen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.G4887 Tal 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2212454M
      ISBN 100590433601
      LC Control Number89035259

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Marked Reading Level 3, ages 6 to /5(1). The book will also be of interest to readers who already know about Earnest Shackleton and his voyage to Antarctica on The Endurance (Endurance got wrecked in an ice jam), and his rescue mission which included a mile journey on a small sailboat (The Caird) from Antarctica to South Georgia s: 8.

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