Penguin (See How They Grow)

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Penguin (See How They Grow)

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LONDON, NEW YORK, MELBOURNE, MUNICH, AND DELHI Writer Mary Ling Art Editor Helen Senior Photographer Neil Fletcher Additional Photography Katie Williamson (glaciers); Rowan Greenwood (front-jacket background) Revised Paperback Edition Project Editor Charlie Gardner Designer David Meier Production Controller Vivianne Ridgeway U.S. Editor Jennifer Quasha First published in the United States in 1993 This revised edition published in 2008 by DK Publishing 375 Hudson Street New York, New York 10014 08 09 10 11 12 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 ED613— 01/08 Copyright © 1993, 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the copyright owner. Published in Great Britain by Dorling Kindersley Limited. DK books are available at special discounts when purchased in bulk for sales promotions, premiums, fundraising, or educational use. For details, contact: DK Publishing Special markets 375 Hudson Street New York, New York 10014 [email protected] A catalog record for this book is available from the Library of Congress. ISBN: 978-0-7566-3371-4 Printed and bound in China by Hung Hing Discover more at www.dk.com

d l o c e h t h c o i t t n n i g a H My mother has laid an egg. She keeps it warm on her feet.

I am growing inside the egg. I am a king penguin.

I am ready to break out of my egg.

I chip away the tough shell. It takes a long time!

At last, I am free!

Keeping warm I am one day old. It is cold outside, even though the sun is shining.

My fluffy feathers have not grown in yet. Brrr!

Can I sit on your feet, Dad? They are very warm.

r e h t d l i e d n g tog Hu I am two months old. My downy feathers have grown.

I huddle close to the other chicks to keep warm and safe.

Gone fishing … I am eight months old. My parents are fishing.

I wish they would come back. I am hungry.

Look! Here they are. They have fish in their tummies to share with me.

t a Brand-new co I am one year old now. I am losing my fluffy feathers.

My coat is changing.

My friends are losing their feathers, too.

Here is my new adult coat. Soon I will be able to swim in the sea.

Ready to swim

I am thirteen months old. My smooth waterproof feathers keep me warm and dry.

My yellow feathers are turning bright orange.

I have a pink streak on my beak. Finally, I am old enough to swim in the sea.

New chicks Now I am two-and-a-half years old.

I have a chick of my own to care for.

I go hunting for fish. My little chick waits with the others, safe on dry land.

w h o e e w e r I g S

Two months old

Just hatched

One day old

Eight months old

One year old

Thirteen months old

Two-and-a-half years old

h t e y w o g h r o e w e S Follow the lives of all these adorable animals Bunny

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Butterfly ISBN 978-0-7566-3014-0

Chick ISBN 978-0-7566-3015-7

Duck ISBN 978-0-7566-3263-2

Frog ISBN 978-0-7566-3016-4

Kitten ISBN 978-0-7566-3017-1

Lamb ISBN 978-0-7566-3373-8

Owl ISBN 978-0-7566-3372-1

Penguin ISBN 978-0-7566-3371-4

Pig ISBN 978-0-7566-3018-8

Pony ISBN 978-0-7566-3374-5

Puppy ISBN 978-0-7566-3019-5