Since today is World Penguin Day I thought I would share my love of penguin children’s literature. Do you have any favorite penguin books? Share them with me!
It was hard enough for Mr. Popper to support himself, Mrs. Popper, Bill and Janie Popper. The addition of twelve penguins to the family made it impossible to make both ends meet. Then Mr. Popper had a splendid idea-the talented penguins would be a sensation on the stage. And so they were.... A classic of American humor, this story of a gentle house-painter and his high-stepping penguins has delighted children for generations.
Penguins sliding on their tummies and swimming in the sea! Penguins cuddling for warmth and hiding in the shade! A wide variety of these irresistibly charming animalsfrom climates warm and colddanceacross the pages of Penguins, Penguins, Everywhere! Award-winning author and artist Bob Barner combines colorful collage images and whimsical verse to make this a funny, bouncy, informative introduction to the world of penguins. The simple text makes this book perfect for theyoungest readers, but the array of penguin factsincluding the "Penguin Parade" with information on all 17 penguin speciesmakes it an ideal choice for older readers as well.
In the zoo there are all kinds of animal families. But Tango's family is not like any of the others. This illustrated children's book fictionalizes the true story of two male penguins who became partners and raised a penguin chick in the Central Park Zoo.