Puffins and Penguins

Comparing Animal Differences
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

Explores the similarities between puffins and penguins, and how to tell them apart. Discover how traits like habitat, ability to fly, and beak shape can be used to identify these black and white sea birds. Additional features include a side-by-side comparison of the animals, an activity encouraging readers to demonstrate their knowledge, a phonetic glossary, sources for further reading, an introduction to the author, and an index.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Nonfiction
Category Life Sciences
Copyright 2020
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2020-01-01
BISACS JNF003120, JNF003140
Dewey 598.3
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 500
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 2.6
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 507598
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Birds of the Coast
  • Puffins
  • Penguins
  • What’s the Difference?
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Activity
  • Index
Author: Arnold Ringstad

Arnold Ringstad is the author of more than 30 books for kids. He loves reading and writing about space exploration. He lives in Minnesota.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Comparing Animal Differences from School Library Journal on April 1, 2020

Well-organized presentations highlight the key differences between similar types of animals. Separate six-page chapters introduce relevant features and behaviors of each creature, like the hare’s long legs and the fish-carrying abilities of a puffin. Closing chapters point out the… View →