Little Penguin's Tale

Paperback | February 1, 2001

byAudrey Wood

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Just as in the story that Grand Nanny Penguin is telling, Little Penguin slides down hills, dances with wild, silly, goony birds, and almost gets eaten by a whale. 'The deep greens, bright yellows, and glacial blues depict a northern world of fun and frolic that is warm and appealing.' - Booklist

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Seven little penguins snuggle together in a cozy huddle as their Grand Nanny Penguin tells them a story of long ago. "Once there was a little penguin just like you", she begins. "Just like you--except he didn't listen to his Grand Nanny's tales". But wait! One of the seven little penguins isn't listening now, either. Full-color illustr...

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Just as in the story that Grand Nanny Penguin is telling, Little Penguin slides down hills, dances with wild, silly, goony birds, and almost gets eaten by a whale. 'The deep greens, bright yellows, and glacial blues depict a northern world of fun and frolic that is warm and appealing.' - Booklist

Audrey Wood is the author of many beloved books for children, including the bestselling classic The Napping House, its companion The Full Moon at the Napping House, Caldecott Honor Book King Bidgood's in the Bathtub, Heckedy Peg, Piggies, and Piggy Pie Po, all of which were illustrated by her husband, Don Wood. The Woods divide their...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 8 × 11 × 0.25 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152474765

ISBN - 13:9780152474768

Appropriate for ages: 3

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Seven little penguins snuggle together in a cozy huddle as their Grand Nanny Penguin tells them a story of long ago. "Once there was a little penguin just like you", she begins. "Just like you--except he didn't listen to his Grand Nanny's tales". But wait! One of the seven little penguins isn't listening now, either. Full-color illustrations

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Grand Nanny Penguin tells her brood an extravagant cautionary tale; PW said, "With outlandish humor and fabulous color illustrations, Wood serves up a goodnatured romp across the polar cap." Ages 3-7.