Edward and Annie: A Penguin Adventure Book

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Penguins Edward and Annie soared to superstar status in the spring of 2020 during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, when Shedd Aquarium was closed to outside guests. Because there were no humans roaming, Edward and Annie were allowed to freely explore around the exhibits and visit other aquatic animals across the building. Their adorable field trips, which are a regular part of the birds’ welfare plan at Shedd, were documented on video and soon after, went viral online, soliciting responses from all seven continents. This new children’s book beautifully captures their adventures, reminding readers that adventures are best enjoyed with a friend.

Beyond connecting nearly two million guests to the aquatic animal world each year, Shedd Aquarium is committed to scientific research, rescue and rehabilitation and aquatic conservation. The aquarium helped rehabilitate and release endangered African penguins in South Africa from 2014 until early 2020. Back at home, Shedd works alongside accredited aquariums and zoos to build genetically diverse and sustainable populations of Southern rockhopper and Magellanic penguins in human care.

In addition to your purchase supporting the Shedd Aquarium, a portion of all proceeds from the sale of this book will support penguin conservation in the wild and ongoing penguin care at Shedd Aquarium.

Reading Age: 4-8 Years
Page Count: 32 Pages
Dimensions: 10in x10in, 1.74 pounds
Backorder Details Ships March 8, 2022
Inventory Id B9781400228287

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