Tacky the Penguin goes windsurfing and ends up on a tropical island, captive to an elephant who, upon seeing Tacky’s floral Hawaiian shirt, mistakes him for a bouquet of flowers. The elephant thinks that Tacky would make a pretty centerpiece, so she arranges him in a vase and sets him on her table. Tacky’s fans are sure to delight in the show as Tacky uses all of his best penguin moves to wriggle himself out of this hilarious jungle mix-up. Only the team of Helen Lester and Lynn Munsinger could pull off a tale of such far-fetched adventure. They are masters at the art of creating silly stories and beloved characters that make children laugh out loud.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/31/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
A-huff-and-a-puff-and-a-huff-and-a-puff-and-a-huff-and-a-puff" "WHAT'S HAPPENING?" Tacky the penguin wants to know. The Winter Games, that's what's happening. And Tacky and his fellow penguins Goodly, Lovely, Angel, Neatly, and Perfect have to work hard to get in shape so they can represent Team Nice Icy Land in the athletic competitions. After rigorous training, they're ready - but are the games ready for Tacky? Will his antics keep Team Nice Icy Land from winning a medal? From bobsledless racing and ski jumping to speed skating, Tacky lends his unique, exuberant style to each competition. In laugh-out-loud scenes of Tacky and his fellow penguins' athletic debacles, Tacky reminds readers of the underlying joy and enthusiasm that propells athletes to greatness. So get ready to cheer for Team Nice Icy Land and let the games begin!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/29/2007Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Tacky the Penguin is back, this time trying to compete with Goodly, Lovely, Angel, Neatly, and Perfect in the iceberg-wide Penguin Cheering Contest. But will Tacky ever be able to learn the synchronized moves and win the contest?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/26/1996Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Tacky and his fellow penguins are off to summer camp in Nice Icy Land to enjoysome Rock Hopping, Line Dancing, and Capture the Ice Cube. One night, they gatheraround the campfire to sing, eat s’mores, and tell scary stories. But after going to bed,something straight out of one of their scary stories pays the sleeping penguins a visit.Goodly, Lovely, Angel, Neatly, and Perfect think they should hightail it out of there,but not Tacky!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/22/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
How do you keep a crowd of energetic young penguins entertained? Put on a play, perhaps? But will they pay attention through an entire performance? If Tacky’s center stage, they might. Even in his flowing blond wig and little red skipping shoes,” everyone’s favorite misfit penguin imbues the character of Goldilocks with his own indomitable personality and style. So what if the set is in shambles? This is one performance Mrs. Beakly’s students won’t soon forget.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/10/2004Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 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
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
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Penguin and friends explore the nuances of love and new friendships, while cherishing old experiences and relationships. Ages 3 to 6.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 12/3/2013Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
That's Not my Penguin This is a wonderful book which includes bright pictures with patches of different textures. Designed to develop sensory and language awareness, babies and toddlers will delight in turning the pages and touching the textured patches.
If you were a penguin . . . You could swim really fast and toboggan on ice. Sing a happy duet, once or twice. You could live on land but dive under the sea. There's a lot penguins can do, just like you and me! Wendell and Florence Minor create a charming tribute to all the playful fun and activity that comes with being a penguin—which young readers can delight in too! Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 12/23/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
From the time the little penguin crawls out of his cracked egg, cradled on his father s feet, until the day when he goes off to live at sea alone, he is a majestic figure in an extraordinary setting the emperor of Antarctica. He faces natural predators and the struggles of survival in a challenging climate. Then one day, he cradles his own little penguin on his feet. Jonathan London s moving text is perfectly matched with Julie Olson s vibrant and adorable artwork in pencil, watercolor, and digital media.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/1/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Barron's growing series of Look at Me board books for preschool children tell stories about baby animals and their mothers. In each tale the mother animal takes care of her baby and keeps him out of trouble. The simple but true-to-nature stories of animals tending their babies are complemented with vivid, full-color illustrations on every page. The animals are handsomely rendered in a naturalistic style and placed in realistic, detail-filled settings.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/1/2010Pages: 10Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Jellycat designs are unique with just a hint of "attitude" appealing to all ages. Jellycat, established in London in 1999, is one of the world's leading luxury soft toy companies, fast becoming a lifestyle company. Recommended Ages: 0 - 2 Years
Follow a determined girl named Julia as she tries to join in the fun of a mischevious group of dancing penguins. Set in The Rompin' Trompin' Park and Zoo, author/illustrator Kristi Valiant creates a vibrant, funny, and spirited picture book that will leave young readers shaking their very own tail feathers.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/27/2013Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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