The Ferocious Summer: Palmer's Penguins and the Warming of Antarctica

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Profile, 2008 - Adélie penguin - 300 pages
The Antarctic Peninsula is for all of us an early warning system. This book tells the story of Antarctic warming and of how scientists are piecing together the jigsaw of causes and impacts, here in particular through a study of the changing lives and habits of a group of Adelie penguins."

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About the author (2008)

Meredith Hooper has most often been an award-winning writer of many books of non-fiction for children, though her writing ranges from academic articles to fiction for young children. During the last fifteen years she has specialised in writing about the history, geology and wildlife of Antarctica. In 2000 she was awarded the Antarctic Service Medal by the US Congress. She lives in London.

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