Mission Penguin: A photographic quest from the Galápagos to Antarctica (Hardcover)

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A beautiful photographic celebration of the world's 18 species of penguin.

Featuring breathtaking photographs of the world's 18 species of penguin, Mission Penguin takes you to many of the remotest places on earth, from the Falkland and Galapagos Islands, to the Antipodes Islands and Tristan da Cunha.

Following the loss of her husband, Ursula Clare Franklin embarked on a personal mission to see and photograph every species of penguin in their natural habitat. The result is a remarkable showcase of penguins - hundreds of striking photographs accompanied by engaging text that details the penguins' features and characteristics. Each chapter explores a new penguin species and details Ursula's spectacular journey to see and photograph these much-loved birds.

This astonishing and informative book explores the difficulties all penguins face and how humanity's actions have threatened their very existence. Ursula warns of the devastating effects of climate change and the conservation efforts needed to ensure future generations can continue to experience the healing presence of penguins. This is a story that will inspire, uplift and educate.

About the Author

Ursula Franklin is a wildlife photographer living in Somerset. Originally from Yorkshire, she developed a keen interest in photography as a child and has enjoyed combining this with her love of nature ever since.

Ursula's husband was a huge supporter of her photography, constantly encouraging her to 'do something with them'. Following his sudden death in 2012, her friends and family finally persuaded her to sell and exhibit her images.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781399404679
ISBN-10: 1399404679
Publisher: Bloomsbury Wildlife
Publication Date: January 21st, 2025
Pages: 240
Language: English