Happy World Penguin Day! Here’s ten books to celebrate with.
So, it’s World Penguin Day! Who knew? Had to reblog this because 1) It has And Tango Makes Three, which has been on the ALA’s Top Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books list for several years (can’t have those homosexual penguins corrupting the youth), and 2) It’s a list of books about penguins. What more do you need in life?
Earlier today I discovered that it’s World Penguin Day. Though I had no idea such a day existed, I happen to love penguins. The penguin room at the Central Park Zoo is one of my favorite places in New York City.
So, in honor of this sacred day and my love for these utterly delightful creatures, I present ten of my favorite books featuring penguins.
Ages Birth to 4
By Sandra Boynton
I’ve mentioned before, and can’t stress enough, how much I adore Sandra Boynton; her books—full of humorous stories, adorable characters, and warm, fuzzy feelings—are perfect for babies and toddlers. Her straightforward text and instantly recognizable, simple art is utterly appealing and completely irresistible.
In this heartwarming story, a darling little penguin is attempting to endear himself to an initially confused, eventually amenable, hippopotamus.
“Now, lots of…
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