For Antarctica

For Antarctica

by Jonathan Chester, J. Chester

Hardcover

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Overview

Where can intrepid kids find the Aurora Australis, warm Boots, and icy blue Crevasses? Where does X mark the spot, Yachts break through the ice, and Zooplankton abound? Antarctica!With gorgeous full-color photographs and informative, easy-to-read text, this adventurous alphabet book takes young explorers far away to find out what it's really like—and what it takes to survive—in the frozen land at the "bottom" of the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780613652308
Publisher: Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval
Publication date: 05/01/1998
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

JONATHAN CHESTER is one of the world’s leading polar adventurers and photographers. A fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, he works as a naturalist and historian on tourist excursions to the Antarctic, and has been lecturing on adventure, the Himalayas, and photography for over twenty years. He is the author of many books for both kids and adults, including A FOR ANTARCTICA and BUSY PENGUINS. He lives in Berkeley, California.

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