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Grades K - 2
Grade level Equivalent: 3.2
Lexile® Measure: AD660L
Guided Reading: L
Pint-sized Pete longs for the day when he is finally big enough to swim with the other penguins.
Marcus Pfister was born in Berne, Switzerland, and began his career as a graphic artist in an advertising agency. In 1983, he decided to dedicate more time to artistic pursuits, and began to write and illustrate his first book, The Sleepy Owl, which was published in 1986. His best-known work to date is The Rainbow Fish, which has remained on bestseller lists across the United States since 1992.
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