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Penguin (Reprint) (Paperback) (Polly Dunbar)

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“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.
“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 Year
A Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choice
A 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.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 34
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Friendship
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Candlewick Pr
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Polly Dunbar
Language: English
Street Date: September 28, 2010
TCIN: 12408695
UPC: 9780763649722
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-9708
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MSRPwas $6.99

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