The Pirate and the Penguin

Picture Books | August 11, 2016

byPatricia Storms

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Penguin is not your typical Antarctic bird. While his contented friends spend their days doing yoga, meditating, and meditating on yoga, this free spirit is planning his great escape. He’s done with the frigid, barren expanse of the South Pole. He’s had it with the communal escapades of his feathered fraternity. What he wants is adventure. And he’s ready to go it alone. Pirate, on the other hand, wants no part in his vocation’s raucous, adventurous ways. Exploration? Treasure? Conquest? Bah! Caught under the pounding Caribbean sun, surrounded by a crew of dimwits, this captain longs for a simpler life. Free from his itchy sunburns. Free from the endless travel. If only he could find such a place. From the mind of veteran children’s illustrator Patricia Storms comes the tale of how two misfits found each other and, in the process, found the solution to all of their problems. Loosely based on the classic story of The Prince and the Pauper, The Pirate and the Penguin follows these two characters as they inevitably converge and playfully discover the lives they’ve been seeking all along.

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Penguin is not your typical Antarctic bird. While his contented friends spend their days doing yoga, meditating, and meditating on yoga, this free spirit is planning his great escape. He’s done with the frigid, barren expanse of the South Pole. He’s had it with the communal escapades of his feathered fraternity. What he wants is advent...

PATRICIA STORMS is a freelance cartoonist and illustrator who loves to entertain readers of all ages. She has done work for Scholastic, Kids Can Press, TD Bank, chickaDEE Magazine, and Chronicle Books. She lives and creates in Toronto with her husband and two fat cats in a 92-year-old house that’s full to the brim with books.PATRICIA S...

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Format:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 10.75 × 9.25 × 0.4 inPublished:August 11, 2016Publisher:Owlkids Books Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:189734967X

ISBN - 13:9781897349670

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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"This simple story was a nice springboard into a conversation about how different people might like or want different things – the beginnings of empathy!" - This West Coast Mommy (blog) - 20140217