Penguins

Many children have a fondness for penguins. Their comical walk, dapper appearance, and often humorous behavior makes penguins endearing and appealing. Below you will find reviews of books that are about real penguins, and about penguin characters who can talk, form friendships, and be heroes. If you are interested in this collection of reviews you might also like to visit the bird feature.

Tacky the Penguin

Tacky the Penguin

Helen Lester
Illustrator:   Lynn Munsinger 
Picture Book  Series
For ages 4 to 7
Houghton Mifflin, 2008   ISBN: 978-0547133447
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Where is home Little Pip?

Where is home Little Pip?

Karma Wilson
Illustrator:   Jane Chapman 
Picture Book  Series
For ages 4 to 6
Simon and Schuster, 2008   ISBN: 978-0689859830
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10 Little Penguins

10 Little Penguins

Jean-Luc Fromental
Illustrator:  Joelle Jolivet 
Paper Engineer: Bernard Duisit
Novelty Book
For ages 5 to 7
Abrams, 2010   ISBN: 978-0810995826
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One Snowy Day

One Snowy Day

Tammi Salzano
Illustrator:  Hannah Wood 
Board Book
For infants to age 3
Tiger Tales, 2010   ISBN: 978-1589258570
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365 Penguins

365 Penguins

For ages 4 to 7
Abrams Books for Young Readers, 1994   ISBN: 978-0810944602
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Pierre the Penguin: A true story

Pierre the Penguin: A true story

Jean Marzollo
Illustrator:  Laura Regan 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 3 to 7
Sleeping Bear Press, 2010   ISBN: 978-1585364855
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Busy Penguins

Busy Penguins

John Schindel
Illustrator:  Jonathan Chester 
Nonfiction Board Book
For ages Infant to 4
Tricycle Press, 2004   ISBN: 978-1582460161
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