Planet Penguin

Author(s): Grant Sheehan

NZ Biography

DoP - Dec 2008, Wellington Probably the most popular bird on the planet, and the only one that walks upright, the penguin cannot fly but is a champion swimmer. There are no penguins at the North Pole, their home is in the Southern Hemisphere; from South Africa to the Galapagos Islands, and in New Zealand, Australia and as far south as Antarctica. Photographer Grant Sheehan became a penguin fan on a recent first visit to Antarctica and the remote islands between there and New Zealand. Birds they may be, but they often appear to behave in human-like ways. Fanciful interpretations have been made as to what might be being said - if they could speak - or think - by these fascinating creatures as they go about their lives in the harsh environments that make up what we can call Planet Penguin


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General Fields

  • : 9780958238847
  • : Phantom House Books
  • : Phantom House Books
  • : November 2008
  • : 150mm X 230mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Grant Sheehan
  • : Hardback
  • : 240
  • : col. Illustrations