A mother's journey

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Acclaimed nonfiction author Sandra Markle presents the daring story of a mother emperor penguin's struggle to reach the sea, find food, avoid predators, and make her way back to her mate and their newborn chick before they starve. Alan Marks' luminous illustrations highlight the harsh conditions and stunning landscapes of Antarctica.
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full_title mother s journey
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display_description A mother emperor penguin is charged with a special duty: to bring food to her newborn chick. But the closest food is in the open sea, miles from the penguin breeding ground. While the father penguin incubates the egg as it develops into a chick, the mother must trek far across the pack ice, dodging predators and battling bitter cold to bring back the food her baby desperately needs.
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subject_facet Emperor penguin -- Behavior -- Juvenile literature, Emperor penguin -- Food -- Juvenile literature, Parental behavior in animals -- Juvenile literature
title_display A mother's journey
title_full A mother's journey / Sandra Markle ; illustrated by Alan Marks
title_short A mother's journey