Publisher Annotation: Who was St. Patrick? Why do we wear green on March 17th? Vetted by an expert, this new edition brings readers the most accurate and recent historical understanding of St. Patrick and the holiday celebrating him. Learn the story of Patrick's life, legends about the saint, and the history of the holiday. 32pp.
Cold winters, hot summers--year after year the seasons repeat themselves. But what causes them? Why is there winter in the Southern Hemisphere at the same time there is summer in the Northern Hemisphere? In summertime, why is it still light out in the evening? With simple language appropriate for young readers, non-fiction master Gail Gibbons introduces young readers to the four seasons and explains why they change throughout the year. Newly revised...
"From noble emperor penguins to macaroni penguins with their bushy eyebrows, this board book has everything a toddler might need to know about the 17 species of these waddling, flightless bird. They can leap up to 6 feet onto icy rocks and swim in freezing water because of their waterproof feathers. Males huddle together to protect themselves and eggs from the harsh winter, while the females go hunting." --Provided by publisher.
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