Antarctica: A Guide to the Wildlife (Bradt Travel Guides) 2013 - Tony Soper and Dafila Scott
Designed for the field, this compact handbook features all the species of birds, seals and whales the traveler is likely to encounter on a voyage to the Antarctic. Each species gets a double-page spread, with concise essays on each species, range maps and masterful color drawings.
Available on Amazon UK from £8.00 or Amazon US from $12.00
Penguins of the World - Wayne Lynch
Lynch weaves delightful tales of penguins, their habitats and habits, with hundreds of glorious full-color photographs.
Available on Amazon UK from £5.20 or Amazon US from $31.90
March of the Penguins (DVD) - Luc Jacquet
This splendid documentary, narrated by Morgan Freeman, captures the life in an emperor penguin rookery over a year in the Antarctic.
Available on Amazon UK from £1.75 or Amazon US from $7.60
The Complete Guide to Antarctic Wildlife: A Complete Guide to the Birds, Mammals and Natural History of the Antarctic - Hadoram Shirihai
This book, an essential reference, features striking color illustrations and photos of each of Antarctica's birds and mammals.
Available on Amazon UK from £26.70 or Amazon US from $34.70
National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World - Pieter A. Folkens, Brent S. Stewart, Phillip J. Clapham, James A. Powell & Randall Reeves
A handsome, comprehensive guide to 120 species of whales, dolphins, seals, walruses, sirenians, polar bears and their kin worldwide. Each species gets a four-page spread with color photographs and an overview of range, habitat, behavior, status and conservation.
Available on Amazon UK from £13.20 or Amazon US from $14.50
Among Penguins: A Bird Man in Antarctica - Noah Strycker
In this captivating first-person narrative, Noah Strycker recounts his day-to-day experiences as a 22-year-old college graduate researching penguins in the world's harshest environment.
Available from Amazon UK from £9.60 or Amazon US from $11.20