Description: This dictionary introduces young readers to the fascinating animals of the poles. Presented in alphabetical order, each creature is illustrated in full color. Learn more about the variety of polar creatures, from tiny springtails to large killer whales. Discover how they survive the harsh conditions of the Arctic and Antarctic. With more than 100 polar creatures, from the Adelie penguin to zooplankton, this dictionary is a fascinating quick-reference guide to polar life. Features: fact boxes and key information; size comparison pictures and distribution maps; glossary and index.