Planet Penguin

Author(s): Grant Sheehan

Science & Nature

Probably the most popular bird on the planet, and the only one that walks upright, the penguin cannot fly but is a champion swimmer. There are no penguins at the North Pole, their home is in the Southern Hemisphere; from South Africa to the Galapagos Islands, and in New Zealand, Australia and as far south as Antarctica. Photographer Grant Sheehan became a penguin fan on a recent first visit to Antarctica and the remote islands between there and New Zealand. Birds they may be, but they often appear to behave in human-like ways. Fanciful interpretations have been made as to what might be being said - if they could speak - or think - by these fascinating creatures as they go about their lives in the harsh environments that make up what we can call Planet Penguin(c).

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General Fields

  • : 9780958283847
  • : Phantom House Books
  • : Phantom House Books
  • : October 2008
  • : 210mm X 160mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Grant Sheehan
  • : 70
  • : 70
  • : Hardback
  • : Hardback
  • : 3-Sep
  • : illustrations
  • : 3-Sep
  • : illustrations
  • : 598.47
  • : 598.47