Grades PreK - K
Grade level Equivalent: 1.6
Lexile® Measure: AD480L
DRA: Not Available
Guided Reading: Not Available
Type of Book: Read-Aloud Book
- Comedy and Humor
- Zoo Animals
About This Book
If you love penguins, you will love Penguins!
It's an ordinary day at the zoo. The penguins swim, eat fish, play penguin games, sleep standing up, look at people, and then look at more people. Everything is the way it should be until a little girl drops a camera into the penguin area...
"What is it?" asks one penguin.
"It's a camera." says the little penguin.
"What do you do with a camera?" the other penguins ask.
"You smile at it!" says the little penguin, grinning.
So begins a charming adventure for the penguins at the zoo. This adorable story is full of hilarious moments and sweet illustrations as the penguins ham it up for the camera! See what develops from the fun....
Liz Pichon is the award-winning children's book author and illustrator of such books as Sqaure-eyed Pat and My Big Brother, Boris. She lives with her husband and three children in Brighton, UK. This is her first title with Orchard Books.
Praise for Penguins
"The playful format, which includes a sketchbook page of penguin’s daily activities, matches the cheerful tone in the words and artwork, and the penguins' collective good cheer will resonate with young kids." — Booklist
"The cartoon style of these pastel illustrations is as light and playful as the text. The sweet faces show a lot of expression, while the aqua and purple backgrounds highlight their antics. Children will enjoy the penguins' photos, and they will delight in the story whether they read it themselves or listen to it." — School Library Journal