If You Were a Penguin

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9780061130977: If You Were a Penguin

In this simple, rhyming picture book, the youngest readers will learn about penguins. This is the perfect read-aloud for teachers and parents to share with young children as they imagine what life as a penguin is like!

The short text by Florence Minor pairs perfectly with the gorgeous, detailed illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Wendell Minor. Fun facts about penguins are featured at the back of the book.

As Booklist said, "Whether it's the comical waddle, the formal appearance of their plumage, or their well-documented devotion to their young, penguins hold an unending appeal for young children." Their review called If You Were a Penguin "dazzling," "vibrant," and "breathtaking"!

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HardCover Pub Date: December 2008 Pages: 32 in Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books 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

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"A playful and lightly informative look at the life of penguins...an excellent storytime addition."--School Library Journal

"Wendell's vibrant large-scale figures, set against bracing polar landscapes, have enough personality to captivate a crowd."--ALA Booklist

Wendell s vibrant large-scale figures, set against bracing polar landscapes, have enough personality to captivate a crowd. --ALA Booklist"

A playful and lightly informative look at the life of penguins...an excellent storytime addition. --School Library Journal"

-Wendell's vibrant large-scale figures, set against bracing polar landscapes, have enough personality to captivate a crowd.---ALA Booklist

-A playful and lightly informative look at the life of penguins...an excellent storytime addition.---School Library Journal

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