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2013 Caldecott Honor Book. From New York Times bestselling author Toni Buzzeo and Caldecott Medal winning illustrator David Small, comes a cool tale about an unlikely friendship.On a spontaneous visit to the aquarium, straight-laced and proper Elliot discovers his dream pet: a penguin. When he asks his father if he may have one (please and thank you), his father says yes. Elliot should have realized that Dad was probably thinking of a toy penguin, not a real one Clever illustrations and a wild surprise ending make this sly, silly tale a kid-pleaser from start to finish.
Elliot, a very proper young man, feels a kinship with the penguins at the aquarium and wants to take one home with him.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Toni Buzzeo
Street Date: January 10, 2012
Item Number (DPCI): 248-77-3956
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