Tacky Goes to Camp by Helen LesterTacky Goes to Camp by Helen Lester

Tacky Goes to Camp

byHelen LesterIllustratorLynn Munsinger

Paperback | May 22, 2012

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"This is laugh-out-loud material for loyal Tacky fans and an excellent choice for new arrivals in the Nice Icy Land." - School Library Journal &nbspTacky and his fellow penguins are off to summer camp in Nice Icy Land to enjoy some Rock Hopping, Line Dancing, and Capture the Ice Cube. One night, they gather around the campfire to sing, eat s'mores, and tell scary stories. But after going to bed, something straight out of one of their scary stories pays the sleeping penguins a visit. Goodly, Lovely, Angel, Neatly, and Perfect think they should hightail it out of there, but not Tacky!
Helen Lester and Lynn Munsinger have collaborated on more than a dozen funny and popular books for children, including the stories starring Tacky the Penguin. Helen Lester is a full-time writer who makes her home in Pawling, New York, and Lynn Munsinger is a full-time illustrator who divides her time between Connecticut and Vermont.
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Title:Tacky Goes to CampFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.5 × 8.25 × 0.13 inPublished:May 22, 2012Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0547722133

ISBN - 13:9780547722139

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Tacky the Penguin returns for a seventh adventure, his funniest yet . . . . And it's nothing short of hilarious to witness Tacky in his bulgy sleeping bag, unknowingly lying atop a huge pile of leftover s'mores that, despite his valiant efforts, 'he just? couldn't? quite? finnnnish.' In the end, as usual, the lovable slob saves the day, and the campers discover that their best defense against a ravenous, campsite-raiding bear is a s'more-addled penguin." - Horn Book, starred review "Lester's well-paced, witty tale is sure to please fans of the Tacky series, while the colorful ink-and-wash artwork will have them laughing out loud. A refreshingly different summer-camp story, this is a fine addition to a consistently amusing series." - Booklist "As always, Tacky brings his larger-than-life personality to the excursion: his camping supplies include a television, pizza and roller blades; his 'arts and crafts' project is a sprawling, abstract style painting; and he tips the canoe and can't tell a good scary story. Munsinger's art adds plenty of humor, up through the finale when Tacky proves his worth." - Publishers Weekly "This is laugh-out-loud material for loyal Tacky fans and an excellent choice for new arrivals in the Nice Icy Land." - School Library Journal "