A Penguin Chick Grows Up

From the Series Baby Animals

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Obie is a penguin chick. He is growing up in a zoo on Tuxedo Island. Obie’s father feeds him digested fish. He shuffles his heavy webbed feet and waddles. When he’s older, he grows new feathers that keep him dry as he learns how to swim.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-57505-810-8
$31.99 $23.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2004-08-01
BISACS JNF051150, JNF003140, JNF003010
Dewey 598.47'139
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Guided Reading Level J
ATOS Reading Level 2.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 76937
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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Photographer: Richard Hewett

Author: Joan Hewett

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Baby Animals

Watch as baby animals—some from endangered or threatened species—grow up. Simple sentences and captivating photographs portray the life of each animal as it develops and learns to live independently of either its human caretakers or its natural parents. View available downloads →