A Penguin Story

A Penguin Story

Book - 2009
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Edna the penguin only knows the three colors that surround her: white ice, black night, and blue sea. She is convinced there is something more out there. So she sets out on a quest--a quest for color. When she finally finds what she's been looking for, it's everything she hoped for and more. But that doesn't mean she will ever stop looking.

Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, c2009.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780061456886
0061456888
9780061456893
0061456896
Branch Call Number: j P GROWING PORTIS A
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm.

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YogiMumma Jun 16, 2012

Both boys loved this! The repetition of words is great for beginner readers and it also has a surprise ending :)

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Ubalstecha
Jan 07, 2012

Edna the Penguin sees one of three colours every day, white, blue and black. She is bored of her tricolour world and longs to see something new, something different. So Edna sets out to explore and see the world. She discovers an Antarctic research team, and she sees orange for the first time. Edna drags the rest of her colony along with her on the journey, expanding all of their horizons.

Author/Illustrator Antoinette Portis has vreated a very simply illustrated book, but that works with the themes with which she is working. Teachers and parents will love using this book to introduce point of view to younger and older students. Just sweet.

RockCastle Aug 04, 2010

"I know the world isn't only white, black, and blue!"

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Jun 17, 2012

Red_Elephant_184 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 4 and 8

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