My Season With Penguins

My Season With Penguins

An Antarctic Journal

Book - 2000
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Describes the author's two-month stay in Antarctica to study and draw penguins. Webb gives readers a vivid, frank, firsthand account of what it is like to spend a season in a land not yet affected by people yet populated for centuries by true dwellers of the Antarctic: the fearless, round-bellied, pink-footed, gliding, diving, utterly adept Adelie penguins.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000
ISBN: 9780395922910
Characteristics: 48 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 26 cm


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Sophie Webb shares the journal that she kept during her two months in Antarctica observing penguins, with both joys and sorrows (the death of penguin chicks, using an outhouse in freezing cold), which she illustrates with watercolor sketches.


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