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Penguin

Author: Polly Dunbar
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Ben is delighted to receive a penguin for his birthday but Penguin will not answer or respond to him in any way, no matter what Ben does, until, at last, they discover the language of friendship.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Picture books
Juvenile works
Fiction
Children's stories
Pictorial works Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dunbar, Polly.
Penguin.
Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2007
(OCoLC)907995665
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Polly Dunbar
ISBN: 9780763634049 0763634042 9781428735675 1428735674 9781406373318 1406373311 9781406312461 1406312460
OCLC Number: 137263622
Awards: Winner of Red House Children's Book Awards: Books for Younger Children 2008
Winner of Booktrust Early Years Award: Pre-school Award 2007
Short-listed for Kate Greenaway Medal 2008
Short-listed for Nestle Children's Book Prize: Age 5 and Under (Silver) 2007
Winner of Nestle Smarties Book Prize 2007 (UK)
Winner of Red House Children's Book Award 2007 (UK)
Winner of UKLA Book Award 2008 (UK)
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Polly Dunbar.

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Can a penguin be the perfect present? Find out in this modern classic from acclaimed picture book creator Polly Dunbar.  Read more...
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This is a warm and charming story told without the cloying sentimentality that can mar books for this age group ... Dunbar's characterisation is a treat. * The Bookseller * Polly Dunbar's sympathetic Read more...

 
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Charming story

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-04-16) Very Good Permalink

This is a clever story of friendship and miscommunication.  When Ben gets Penguin for a present, he tries to make it speak. Penguin does not speak and Ben loses his patience.  Finally in frustration, Ben yells at Penguin and a passing lion eats Ben for being too noisy. Then Penguin bites...
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