About the Book
Penguin lovers and young nonfiction fans will enjoy following one penguin couple through their efforts to raise a family of chicks in this engaging Step into Reading Science Reader.
Did you know that penguins have feathers but don’t fly? Or that their eggs are guarded by the daddy penguin? Or that they dive in the ocean for their food? Discover these facts and more, along with brilliant photographs of chinstrap penguins in Antarctica, in this captivating nonfiction leveled reader. These unusual birds will waddle into children’s hearts while they decode the simple text. Great for confident or reluctant readers.
Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. For children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.
“The Step into Reading series makes integrating reading into the curriculum so much easier. The nonfiction titles are perfect for teaching reading and language arts skills, while covering science and social studies content simultaneously!” —Lisa Laake, second-grade Language Arts teacher
About the Author
DAVID SALOMON is a lifelong photographer, part-time writer, and full-time real estate developer from Dallas, Texas. David has always loved animals and has a knack for taking pictures. After being struck by “penguin-mania” while visiting Chilean Patagonia, David spent the next two summers sailing the southern oceans to photograph all seventeen penguin species in the wild. This is his first children’s book. Learn more about penguins and David at penguin-pedia.com.