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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Antarctica, A Guide to the Wildlife

ANT30
Tony Soper
Bradt Publications
2013
160
1841624837
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Designed for the field, this compact handbook features all the species of birds, seals and whales the traveler is likely to encounter on an Antarctic voyage.
$25.99

Penguins of the World

ANT62
Wayne Lynch
Firefly Books
2007
176
1554072743
PAPER
Natural History
0
1
0
0
Lynch weaves delightful tales of penguins, their habitats and habits, with hundreds of glorious full-color photographs.
$24.95

The Oceanites Site Guide to the Antarctic Peninsula

ANT37
Ron Naveen
2005
129
0966101103
FLEXI-BOUND
Guidebook
0
0
1
0
This guide, which supports the Antarctic Site Inventory Project, covers 40 prime visitor sites in detail. It also includes some of the best photography we've seen. Second edition.
$29.95

Antarctic Explorer Map

ANT128
Ocean Explorer
Ocean Explorer Maps
2009
1
0953861805
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A full-color map of the Antarctic Peninsula, including Tierra del Fuego, the Falklands and South Georgia, at a scale of 1:2,750,000. With a map of the Antarctic continent on the reverse.
$12.95

Antarctica, A Call to Action

ANT280
Sebastian Copeland
2008
96
1601090277
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
1
0
0
Copeland's collection of striking photographs includes a three-page list of sensible suggestions to protect the planet.
$24.95

Antarctic Peninsula and Scotia Sea Map

ANT299
British Antarctic Survey
2015
1
1855313073
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
One in a series that also includes the South Shetlands (ANT300), the Gerlache (ANT228) and South Georgia (ANT221), this excellent map shows the cruise from Ushuaia on one side, with a detail of the Peninsula on the other.
$24.95

Satellite Image Map of Antarctica

ANT82
USGS
USGS
1
0783406711
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
1
Created from composite satellite imagery, this silver and blue, full-color photo poster of the Antarctic (40" X 56") is ready for your wall.
$14.95

Lonely Planet Antarctica

ANT139
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2012
380
1741794595
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Alexis Averbuck, author of the new edition of this compact and surprisingly handy guide, expands coverage of Ushuaia, the Falklands and South Georgia. With a wildlife guide and contributions from 26 Antarctic experts on the history, geology, wildlife and future of Antarctica.
$28.99

Endurance, Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

ANT03
Alfred Lansing
Carroll & Graff
1998
280
078670621X
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
1
Lansing's gripping day-by-day story of Shackleton's legendary perseverance is essential reading for any Antarctic traveler.
$14.95

The Last Place on Earth, Scott and Amundsen's Race to the South Pole

ANT100
Roland Huntford
Modern Library
1999
576
0375754741
PAPER
Exploration
0
1
0
0
Igniting huge controversy when it first appeared, Huntford's rousing dual biography contrasts Amundsen's well-planned campaign to achieve the Pole with Scott's ill-fated quest.
$17.00

The Race to the White Continent, Voyages to the Antarctic

ANT136
Alan Gurney
Lightning Source
2002
288
0393323218
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Gurney captures the fanfare, ego and discovery of 19th-century polar exploration in this compelling narrative of the 1837-1842 Antarctic voyages of Dumont d'Urville, James Clark Ross and Charles Wilkes.
$21.95

The Worst Journey in the World

ANT23
Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Penguin
2006
573
0143039385
PAPER
Exploration
0
1
0
0
Cherry-Garrard's epic midwinter jaunt to an emperor penguin rookery is just a warm-up for the main event: Scott's doomed last expedition.
$18.00

Escape from the Antarctic

ANT256
Ernest Shackleton
Penguin Putnam
2007
90
0141032111
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
1
Shacketon’s own account of his extraordinary 800-mile voyage to South Georgia. From South, The Endurance Expedition, published in 1919.
$10.00

Antarctica, Secrets of the Southern Continent

ANT167
David McGonigal
Firefly Books
2008
400
1554073987
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Expedition leader McGonigal's strikingly illustrated Antarctic primer features 600 color photographs and excellent maps along with essays on history, exploration, wildlife, science and conservation by fellow Antarcticans.
$59.95

March of the Penguins

ANT231
Luc Jacquet
National Geographic
2005
160
0792261828
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The companion book to the wildly popular film (available on DVD, ANT229) of a year in the life of an emperor penguin rookery. The tagline: "In the Harshest Place on Earth, Love Finds a Way."
$30.00

Penguin Planet: Their World, Our World

ANT131
Kevin Schafer
Northword Press
2000
144
1559717459
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
A collection of stunning penguin photographs and essays by veteran expedition leader Kevin Schafer, recording his many voyages all around the Antarctic, Sub-Antarctic islands, Galapagos and South Africa, including a memorable section on his favorite place of all, Enderby Island in the New Zealand Sub-Antarctic.
$49.95

Penguins

ANT254
Brutus Ostling (Photographer), Susanne Akesson
HarperCollins
2007
192
0061198587
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This handsome book by the well-traveled Swedish team combines dazzling color photographs of the world's 17 species of penguin with insightful text on ecology, distribution and conservation.
$29.95

The Crystal Desert

ANT01
David Campbell
Lightning Source
2002
308
0618219218
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A biologist with the heart of a poet, Campbell focuses on the fossils, glaciers and wildlife of the Antarctic Peninsula in these vivid essays.
$20.95

The Ferocious Summer, Palmer’s Penguins and the Warming of Antarctica

ANT262
Meredith Hooper
Douglas & McIntyre
2008
320
1553653696
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
Meredith Hooper brings to life the thrill, perils, and complexity of Antarctic fieldwork, documenting in vivid detail Bill Fraser's decades-long work on the Adelie penguins in the vicinity of Palmer Station on the Antarctic Peninsula.
$26.95

The Nature of Penguins

ANT19
Jonathan Chester
Ten Speed
2001
112
1587611201
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Expedition leader, author and photographer Chester presents a beautiful collection of full-color penguin photographs along with accompanying essays on these much-loved birds.
$17.95

Birds & Mammals of the Antarctic & Subantarctic

ANT295
Frank Todd
Ibis Publishing Company
2007
12
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
This handy foldup card shows the penguins, birds, seals and whales of the Southern Ocean.
$14.95

Birds & Mammals of the Antarctic, Subantarctic & Falkland Islands

ANT213
Frank Todd
Ibis Publishing Company
2004
138
0934797226
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Compact and comprehensive, this indispensable photo guide by Mr. Penguin himself includes all the hard-to-identify seabirds of Antarctic waters.
$29.95

The Complete Guide to Antarctic Wildlife

ANT178
Hadoram Shirihai, Brett Jarrett (Illustrator)
Princeton University Press
2008
544
0691136661
HARD COVER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
This splendidly illustrated handbook features color plates of all the birds and marine mammals occurring south of 40 degrees. With 900 color photographs, range maps and notes on visitor sites, weather conditions and conservation.
$55.00

Whales, Dolphins, and Other Marine Mammals of the World

FG62
Hadoram Shirihai, Brett Jarrett (Illustrator)
Princeton University Press
2006
320
0691127573
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This eye-catching Princeton Field Guide by Shirihai and illustrator Jarrett is noteworthy for its 450 excellent color photographs, range maps and text, all bundled in a compact package.
$24.95

Antarctic Wildlife Adventure

ANT248
National Geographic Society
National Geographic Video
2005
0792251334
DVD
Film
0
0
0
1
National Geographic photographers trail Jerome and Sally Poncet and their young sons on a voyage around the Antarctic Peninsula for this documentary, an excellent overview of places and experiences on an Antarctic voyage.
$19.98

Antarctica, An Adventure of a Different Nature

ANT199
IMAX
Slingshot
1999
1584480017
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
A breathtakingly beautiful IMAX documentary of Antarctic wildlife, research and exploration featuring innovative aerial and underwater photography. 38 minutes.
$19.99

March of the Penguins

ANT229
Luc Jacquet (Director)
Baker & Taylor Video
2005
1419818228
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
This splendid documentary, narrated by Morgan Freeman, captures the life in an emperor penguin rookery over a year in the Antarctic.
$19.97

More Books

Waiting to Fly, My Escapades with the Penguins of Antarctica

ANT69
Ron Naveen
Lightning Source
2000
384
0688175732
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
1
1
The life and times of penguins -- and those who study and appreciate them -- by Ron Naveen, who is head-over-heels in love with the Antarctic and its most famous inhabitants.
$16.95

Lonely Planet Buenos Aires

ARG10
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
256
1742202187
PAPER
Guidebook
0
1
0
0
The best of Buenos Aires is included in this practical guide, along with a pullout map and insider recommendations on shopping, eating, sleeping and day trips.
$21.99

Life in the Freezer

ANT88
David Attenborough
Baker & Taylor Video
1993
1419824031
DVD
Film
0
0
0
1
This informative, stirring BBC documentary with David Attenborough, set largely along the Antarctic Peninsula, features amazing footage of the marine environment, penguins, birds and people of the Antarctic.
$14.98

Glacier Ice

SCI07
Austin Post, Edward R. LaChapelle
University of Washington Press
2000
145
0295979100
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A classic book of extraordinary black-and-white aerial photographs of mountains and glaciers by two devoted men of ice. Ed LaChapelle’s text is paired with Austin Post's stunning aerial photographs of glaciers from Alaska and Chile to Switzerland and the Himalayas.
$35.00

Shackleton's Way, Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer

ANT140
Margot Morrell, Stephanie Capparell
Viking
2002
224
0142002364
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The authors of this volume use the Shackleton story to illustrate principles of leadership, including the importance of hiring an outstanding crew, creating camaraderie and leading effectively in a crisis.
$17.00

End of the Earth, Voyaging to Antarctica

ANT190
Peter Matthiessen
National Geographic
2004
242
0792268369
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this fine book, the result of two voyages, Matthiessen captures the magic of polar landscapes and wildlife, along with the camaraderie of a ship-based polar expedition.
$15.00

Brabant Island to the Argentine Islands

ANT228
British Antarctic Survey
2008
1
1855313111
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Illustrating the heart of the Antarctic cruising area at a scale of 1:250,000, this detailed map covers the Gerlache Strait and Paradise Harbor, south to Neumeyer and the Lemaire Channel.
$24.95

For Kids

Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition, The Remarkable Journal of Shackleton's Polar-Bound Cat

ANT56
Caroline Alexander
HarperCollins
1999
148
0060932619
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Sir Ernest Shackleton's most famous expedition, as told by his cat.
$14.99

Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World, The True Story of the Endurance Expedition

ANT68
Jennifer Armstrong
2000
128
0375810498
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Featuring 40 of expedition photographer Frank Hurley's stunning photographs, this book vividly retells the story of the Endurance for kids ages 12 and up. With many excerpts from expedition diaries.
$12.99

Trapped by the Ice, Shackleton's Amazing Antarctic Adventure

ANT75
Michael McCurdy
Bloomsbury USA
2002
32
0802776337
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An illustrated retelling of the Endurance expedition geared for children.
$9.99

Mr. Popper's Penguins

ANT134
Florence Atwater, Richard Atwater
Little Brown and Company
1992
139
0316058432
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The comic adventure of Antarctic-obsessed Mr. Popper and his houseful of penguins, originally published in 1938. Though he always dreamed of exploring the polar regions -- and he keeps in touch with Admiral Drake -- Mr. Popper and his family never expected a penguin to appear on their doorstep. Geared for ages 8-to-10, this Newbery Honor book is also perfect to read aloud (or to entertain adults).
$7.99

Eyewitness Arctic & Antarctic

GEN187
Barbara Taylor, Geoff Brightling (Photographer)
DK Publishing
2011
72
0756690714
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Young readers will enjoy this snazzy, illustrated survey of life and nature at high latitudes.
$19.99

Seabird

OCE79
Holling C. Holling
1978
PAPER
Literature
61
0395266815
Houghton Mifflin Company
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Across four generations and around the world, by whaler, clipper, steamer and airplane, Holling traces American seafaring through the eyes of an ivory gull in this illustrated classic. Ages 9-12
$11.95

Penguin Chick

ANT188
Betty Tatham, Helen K. Davie (Illustrator)
HarperCollins
2001
40
0064452069
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
The beautifully illustrated and narrated story of the birth of an Emperor chick and parents' odyssey to raise its young on the ice.
$5.99

Antarctic Antics, A Book of Penguin Poems

ANT189
Judy Sierra, Jose Aruego (Illustrator), Ariane Dewey (Illustrator)
Aa Balkema
2003
32
015204602X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Fantastic illustrations and humorous poems entertain youngsters ages 3 to 6.
$6.99

Life Under Ice

ANT191
Mary. M. Cerullo, Bill Curtsinger (Photographer)
Tilbury House Publishers
2005
40
0884482472
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Curtsinger, a photographer posted to McMurdo Station, documents surprisingly beautiful invertebrates, crowd-pleasing penguins and seals, as well as the researchers who study them in this lively, illustrated tale of underwater Antarctica.
$7.95

Shackleton's Stowaway

ANT226
Victoria McKernan
Laurel-Leaf Publishing
2006
336
0440419840
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
McKernan deftly interweaves actual explorers and events in this fictionalized account of Shackleton's voyage for ages 12 and up.
$7.99

Polar Explorers for Kids

ARC191
Maxine Snowden
Chicago Review Press
2004
150
1556525001
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The history and adventures of 16 polar explorers, including Erik the Red, Henry Hudson, Robert Peary, Roald Amundsen, Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton, are brought to life in 21 puzzles, games, projects and activities for kids ages 9 and up.
$16.95

Antarctica, The Heart of the World

ANT245
Coral Tulloch
Enchanted Lion Books
2006
48
1592700543
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Parents and grandparents take note! Kids ages 10-12 will devour this illustrated primer on Antarctica, its wildlife, research and history. With hundreds of color photographs, profiles of Antarctic scientists, clever drawings and an excellent chapter on life at the Antarctic research stations.
$17.95

Lost and Found

ANT250
Oliver Jeffers
Penguin Putnam
2005
32
0399245030
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A little boy finds a lost penguin and decides to return him to the South Pole. Along the way he learns about Antarctica, and learns even more about friendship. A sweet story, simply and beautifully illustrated.
$17.99

Arctic and Antarctic Life Coloring Book

ANT251
Ruth Soffer
Dover Publications
2007
48
0486298930
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Big, easy-to-color drawings depict dozens of seals, penguins, birds and whales from both ends of the Earth in this delightful roundup.
$4.99

Here is Antarctica

ANT281
Madeleine Dunphy, Tom (I Leonard (Illustrator)
Perseus
2008
32
0977753948
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
This thrilling account of penguins at play and whales cavorting in the ice is a beautifully illustrated introduction to Antarctica for ages 3-8.
$16.95