Penguins

Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems

By Judy Sierra

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Emperor penguins swim, glide, and play through fun rhymes for young ones. This book would work either as a read-aloud or as a beginning reader.

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

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Baby Penguin

By Patrick Yee

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This sturdy board book tells of Baby Penguin’s first swimming adventure. For very young listeners.

Suggested for ages 1 - 5

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Little Penguin's Tale

By Audrey Wood

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Searching for fun in his snowy polar world, Little Penguin dances with the gooney birds, cavorts at the Walrus Polar Club, and narrowly escapes being eaten by a whale. An excellent read-aloud.

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

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Mr. Popper's Penguins

By Richard and Florence Atwater

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Mr. Popper dreams of traveling to far away places. When the famous explorer Admiral Byrd sends him a penguin as a gift, life at the Popper household is changed forever.

Suggested for ages 6 - 12

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My Penguin Osbert

By Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

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Joe finally gets a present from Santa that he really wants: a real, live penguin! But a real penguin needs creamed herring for dinner (yuck….) and is sad and lonely until Joe shares his ice cold baths with him.

Suggested for ages 6 - 9

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Penguin

By Neil Fletcher (photographer)

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Excellent photos of a young penguin learning and growing during its first year.

Suggested for ages 5 - 10

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Penguin Day

By Victoria Winteringham

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What’s more fun than a penguin? A whole colony of them, playing and splashing in their frozen homeland.

Suggested for ages 5 - 9

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Penguin Pete

By Marcus Pfister

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Pete the penguin has a good time playing on land with his fellow birds and learning how to swim in the sea.

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

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Penguins at Home: Gentoos of Antarctica

By Bruce McMillan (author and illustrator)

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You can learn something interesting about Antarctica’s largest penguins on every page.

Suggested for ages 6 - 10

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Please Say Please! Penguin's Guide to Manners

By Margery Cuyler

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Of course, penguins have terrific manners. Don’t they always wear tuxedoes? A good manners guide for young children who love animals.

Suggested for ages 4 - 7

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