My Penguin Osbert

My Penguin Osbert

Book - 2004
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Fabulously illustrated by H. B. Lewis, Elizabeth Cody Kimmel's hilarious romp through the land of be-careful-what-you-wish-for offers a whole year's worth of holiday fun magic.

This year, I was very specific in my letter to Santa Claus.

Each year at Christmas, Joe writes a letter to Santa. But they've had a few misunderstandings in the past. Last year, for example, Joe wanted a fire-engine-red racecar with retracting headlights, and he did get one -- but it was only three inches long. So this year Joe is really, really careful. He describes exactly what he wants -- and on Christmas morning, guess what's waiting for him under the tree! Santa has brought him a living, breathing, black-and-white penguin named Osbert. Will anything in Joe's life ever be the same?
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Candlewick Press, 2004.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780763616991
Branch Call Number: j P CELEBRAT KIMMEL E
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lewis, H. B.


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Dec 19, 2010

A delightful and meaningful story about a boy named Joe and his powerful wish to Santa. Joe and Santa have had a few misunderstandings in the past.
So, this year Joe, is really careful when his writes his letter to Santa. This is a charming holiday story to read aloud.
Beautifully illustrated by H.B. Buck Lewis, Elizabeth Cody Kimmel, spins this tale with warmth, humour and delivers the message be-careful-what-you-wish for.


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