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Pierre the Penguin

by Jean Marzollo

School Library Journal PreS-Gr 2-Stories don't come any sweeter than this. Pierre the penguin lives at the California Academy of Sciences. Being an African penguin, he prefers warmer climates. For some reason (it's not clear why), he loses his feathers and thus will not swim because he is too cold. In addition, the other penguins are afraid of him and bray at him. Pam, his caring handler, designs a neoprene wetsuit that keeps him warm when swimming. Over time, his feathers grow back, and the story ends with Pierre making a "nest for his very best friend." Regan's realistic paintings work well with the text and enhance the drama and appeal of the storytelling. The book concludes with "Questions from Kids with Answers from Pam." They include "What is neoprene?" and "How many kinds of penguins are there?" This is an excellent book to share with children as it offers multiple discussion points and curriculum connections.-Stephanie Farnlacher, Trace Crossings Elementary School, Hoover, AL (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

(c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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