Professor Lloyd Spencer Davis (aka Professor Penguin) has been studying penguins for over 40 years. He has written seven books about penguins and published many scientific articles about them. His first book, Penguin: a season in the life of the Adélie penguin, won the PEN (NZ) Best First Book Award for Non Fiction, and The Plight of the Penguin was the New Zealand Children’s Book of the Year. He has led 15 expeditions to Antarctica as well as studying penguins in exotic and far-flung locations all around the Southern Hemisphere. An award-winning filmmaker and writer, his documentary, Meet the Real Penguins, which he directed and scripted, won 12 international awards. He currently holds the Stuart Chair in Science Communication at the University of Otago, where he teaches creative nonfiction writing and science communication. He also maintains the website PenguinWorld.com, and writes essays for magazines like Natural History.