Illustrated by Pat Stephens; published by Kids Can Press
The polar regions are home to amazing animals whose bodies are built for living in the extreme cold. Emperor penguins, snowy owls and beluga whales all have special ways of staying warm, finding food and raising their young in a polar habitat of thick ice and snow.
• The emperor penguin whose feathers cover it like a thick winter coat
• the arctic fox who uses its bushy tail like a scarf to stay warm
• The seal who swims and dives under the ice for most of the year
Who Lives Here?
This series looks at animals in their natural habitats – rain forests, polar regions, deserts and wetlands – and explains how the body and habits of each animal are suited to the place it lives. Charming, realistic illustrations, playful language and intriguing facts make these books a perfect read for young children.
“Realistic illustrations of polar animals…neatly presented…easily accessed facts and attractive pictures…” Booklist