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Polar Lands

Author: Clive Gifford
Publisher: London : Kingfisher, 2017.
Series: In focus (Kingfisher (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Which fierce predators prowl the poles? What is a iceberg calf? Who reached the South Pole first? Why don't polar bears hunt penguins? Which animals turn white in winter? In Focus:Polar Lands has the answers! Everything you need to know about enormous icebergs, incredible expeditions and cool polar critters is packed in to this fact-filled book. In Focus is a cool, new information series that's perfect for curious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Trivia and miscellanea
Miscellanea Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Gifford
ISBN: 9780753441077 0753441071
OCLC Number: 1001525241
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: Age 8.; Grades 4 to 6.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Welcome to the ends of the Earth! --
POLAR WORLD: --
North versus South --
Reaching the North Pole --
Antarctic landmarks --
Close up: Northern lights --
Science goes south --
Incredible icebergs --
POLAR CREATURES: --
Top 10: Penguin species --
Adapt t he Arctic --
Close up: Ahhh! --
Top 10: Polar hunters --
Brilliant birds --
Close up: Who'd be a dad? --
Questions about polar bears --
Top 10: Peculiar polar creatures --
Whale of a time! --
POLAR PEOPLE: --
Arctic peoples --
Close up: Dog gone! --
Top 10: Polar explorers --
Race to the South Pole --
Top 10: Polar stunts --
Close up: Breaking the ice --
Survival stories --
Antarctic bases --
The great polar quiz --
Glossary --
Index
Series Title: In focus (Kingfisher (Firm))
Responsibility: by Clive Gifford.

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