Dunbar’s winsome mixed-media illustrations carry the day in a story that pulls a few punches on readers. —Publishers Weekly (starred review)A Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the YearA Cooperative Children’s Book Center ChoiceA Baker’s Dozen: Best Children’s Books for Family Literacy Selection (Pennsylvania)Ben rips open his present and finds a penguin inside. “Hello, Penguin! he says. “What shall we play? But Penguin says nothing. Even when Ben tickles its belly, does a dizzy dance, and sticks out his tongue, Penguin makes no response. What will it take for Penguin to say something — or for Ben to understand what Penguin has to say? Spare illustrations bring whimsy to this offbeat tale, in which a little boy gets his heart’s desire.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/28/2010Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
What am I?I lived a long, long time ago. I had round eyes… lots of sharp teeth… This new concept book from Caldecott Honor illustrator Suse MacDonald is sure to entertain children. As readers turn the brightly colored, die cut pages, shapes on each page come together to reveal a creature from long ago. Page by page, MacDonald’s bright, cut-paper, collage-style artwork transforms circles into eyes and triangles into scales until a familiar creature is revealed, with the aid of a large fold-out page, on the final spread. This 9 by 9 jacketed hardcover has die-cut cardstock pages.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/23/2009Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Emperor Penguin FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Introduces the physical characteristics, habitat, and life cycle of the emperor penguin, with descriptions of how female and male penguins cooperate during the coldest winters on Earth to preserve their eggs.
Three hungry cats. One little penguin. The odds don't look good.With bare cupboards and hungry bellies, three cats steal a penguin to catch them fish. A hilarious sequence of events unfolds as the penguin makes his escape, gets mistaken for a nun and a waiter, then finds his way safely home. Meanwhile, the cats are caught for their crime and sent to jail - for a lifetime of gruel. Deftly told and beautifully illustrated by exciting debut author-illustrator Helen Hancocks.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/11/2014Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
When Penguin finds a lost pinecone one day, an unlikely friendship blooms. But Grandpa reminds Penguin that pinecones can't live in the snow-they belong in the warm forest far away. Though he will miss his friend, Penguin returns Pinecone to his home, dreaming of the day they can reunite. And when he finally returns to the forest to check on his friend, Penguin discovers that love only grows over time-and so do little pinecones! Prolific author/illustrator Salina Yoon's spare text and bright, energetic illustrations bring to life this endearing story celebrating friendships lost and found, and overcoming the odds to be with the one you love.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/2/2012Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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When Pierre, a penguin living at the California Academy of Sciences, loses his feathers, he gets some help from his human friends. A true story of veterniary ingenuity.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/6/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
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