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Jul 02 2008

Perky little penguins by Tony Mitton and Guy Parker-Rees

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London, Orchard, 2007. Picture book.
An enchanting look at penguins, this picture book written by Tony Mitton and illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees is sure to delight its audience, whether reading independently or listening to the wonderful language. Perky little penguins go on a fantastic trip, 'skimming through the snow, slipping on the slidy ice' and having fun wherever they go.
The rhythm, rhyme and alliteration in this story make it a great read aloud and the illustrations add lots of vivid colour as well as giving the reader many chuckles as they follow the antics of the penguins.
As the penguins say:
'Wheeeee!…What a whizzy ride'.
Pat Pledger

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