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Did you know it was World Penguin Day? Or that there was even such a thing? We didn't either. And even more shockingly, we don't have a penguin book list on the site yet. So we're rectifying that matter RIGHT NOW. Happy Penguin Day!
Never Let You Go

Never Let You Go

illustrated by Patricia Storms
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover

Love is holding on tight — and knowing when to let go.

In this warm, funny book, an adorable penguin learns that Mom or Dad "will never let you go." Safely assured by the steadfast love of a parent, the little penguin can begin to explore its world bit by bit — draw a picture, chase the stars, even throw a tantrum — secure in the knowledge that a doting parent is always waiting in the wings.

Tender but never cloying, Never Let You Go gives a great, warm hug, followed by an encouraging pat as …

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Penguins!

Penguins!

The World's Coolest Birds
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback Paperback Hardcover
tagged : birds

Renowned photographer and science writer Wayne Lynch has a passion and fascination for the members of the penguin family. A self-described "penguin addict," he has logged more than 130,000 miles to sit among hundreds, sometimes even thousands of penguins on the far-flung beaches of the Galapagos Islands, Chile, Antarctica and New Zealand. In this new edition, Lynch includes completely new photographs of these intriguing birds and reveals the effects of climate change on the habitat, life cycle …

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Cinderella Penguin

Cinderella Penguin

Or, The Little Glass Flipper
illustrated by Janet Perlman
by Perlman
edition:Paperback
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Poor Cinderella Penguin. Her stepmother and stepsisters are off to the Penguin Prince's ball, and she's all alone and very sad. That is, until the Great Fairy Penguin grants her greatest wish. Cinderella Penguin is going to the ball! Based on the award-winning NFB animated film, this is a Cinderella story for the 21st century.

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Tina and the Penguin

Tina and the Penguin

by Heather Dyer
illustrated by Mireille Levert
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
tagged : zoos

Have you ever thought about bringing home a stray cat or dog? What about a penguin? When Tina meets a penguin who's tired of living in the zoo, she decides to help him escape! With quick thinking and a clever disguise, Tina sneaks her new-found friend home. But it doesn't take long for her to realize that a penguin is a very peculiar pet -- and that's just the tip of the iceberg!

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The World of Penguins

The World of Penguins

by Evelyne Daigle
illustrated by Daniel Grenier
translated by Geneviève Wright
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover

Journey south of the equator to the cold-water currents of South America, Africa, Australia, and Antarctica, where seventeen different types of penguins reside.

An early explorer wrote, “We came across a multitude of strange birds. They could not fly, but ran quickly enough to get away from us…. Nature appears to have endowed them with great agility: they are wonderful swimmers.”

In The World of Penguins, critically acclaimed biologist and wildlife educator Evelyne Daigle, brings readers a …

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The Pirate and the Penguin

The Pirate and the Penguin

illustrated by Patricia Storms
edition:Hardcover

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? …

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Welcome to the World of Penguins

Welcome to the World of Penguins

edition:Paperback
tagged : birds

The Welcome to the World series has opened its borders and is exploring animals from around the world. With lively and informative text and color photographs, these books promise to deliver you to exotic lands-and you won't even have to leave your house! Penguins have adapted to more habitats and climates than any other animal in the world, living on sandy beaches in Africa, windswept hills in South America and New Zealand, and icebergs in Antarctica. They can swim hundreds of miles in search of …

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Penguins of the World

Penguins of the World

photographs by Wayne Lynch
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback Hardcover

The internationally successful movie March of the Penguins showcases the life of these fascinating flightless birds that have become such prominent symbols of the fragile nature of our ecosystem. Faced with global warming, invasive tourism, pollution and loss of habitat, penguins -- if they are to survive -- need protection more than ever.

Over the past 18 years, Wayne Lynch has traveled to Antarctica, the Galapagos Islands, Argentina, Chile, New Zealand and a dozen remote island clusters in t …

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