AÂ new edition to the acclaimed Strange and Wonderful series. The seventeen species of penguins come in all sizes and are fascinating in many other ways. The little blue penguin, the smallest, stands about sixteen inches high, andÂ the emperor penguin, the largest,Â stands almost four feet tall. Some penguins are named for how they look, such as the black-footed penguin, while others are named for where they live, such as the Galapagos penguin. Laurence Pringle’s informative book, with stunning illustrations by Meryl Henderson, introduces young readers to the life and behavior of one of nature’s most remarkable birds.