The fourth riveting title in this chapter-book series with classic storytelling at its heart. Parents and teachers will love its read-aloud appeal. Kids will love the adventure. Mr. Taylor is the new teacher in Jason's class, and he has a special knack for spinning a yarn. He can build an intriguing plot around any selection of items that his students choose. A kid picks five items, and Mr. Taylor captures his students' imaginations with tales of worldly adventures. This time, Jason tries to stump Mr. Taylor. He picks animals from all around the globe that could never live together. A polar bear and a penguin — no way! How will Mr. Taylor fit them all into one fascinating tale?