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Alfreda the City Penguin

By: Meyer, Eidelson

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Australia, Earthcare St. Kilda: 1/Jan/1995

Seller ID: 12157

ISBN: 0646247026

Alfreda- Machi no Penguin Picture story in Japanese 32 Alfreda belongs to a fairy penguin colony established in the rocky breakwater at St. Kilda Beach, a Melbourne suburb on Port Phillip Bay. One day a break in the pipeline carrying oil from multinational tankers to a nearby refinery pollutes the bay, and Alfreda and her mates are soon coated in death-dealing oil. The combined efforts of many rescuers save the lives of some of the endangered birds, but will there be a next time? The story is based on an actual oil leak in Port Phillip in 1989, foreshadowing the much greater catastrophe of... View more info