Antarctica is a beautiful place full of interesting wildlife, from birds like penguins and gulls to larger animals like seals and whales. It is also an important and delicate ecology that needs to be looked after.This book explores all of these aspects and includes: colourful photographs and illustrations; text full of interesting and fun information; activities to text your knowledge; a glossary to explain new words; an index that includes both common and scientific names; and, a list of websites where you can find out more. "Young Reed" is a full colour large-format series of "Natural History" books for children.
Roger Kirkwood BSc has been to the Antarctic numerous times on research expeditions, as well as lecturing on at least 15 Antarctic tourist cruises. He has contributed to many research papers, and currently works as a biologist at the Philip Island Nature Park in Victoria.