Little Penguin's New Friend

 
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Little Penguin's New Friend
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Release Date
October 01, 2019
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978-0062699954
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The first I Can Read! book featuring beloved picture book character Little Penguin, star of Little Penguin Gets the Hiccups—a laugh-out-loud romp!

For new readers who are fans of Mo Willems’s Elephant and Piggie series and Adam Rubin’s Dragons Love Tacos.

A polar bear is coming to visit! Little Penguin has never met a polar bear, but his friends have heard they are scary, with sharp teeth and terrifying roars—and that they tell very bad jokes.

But Little Penguin knows you can’t believe everything you hear, right?

Little Penguin’s New Friend is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.

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'Little Penguin's New Friend' by Tadgh Bentley is a cute story about the making of a friendship despite misconceptions about the other person. The penguin has heard things about the polar bear that he doesn't know whether to believe. He wonders whether he'll be scary, if his roar will be frightening, and if he'll tell bad jokes. When the polar bear arrives, the penguin learns that he isn't what he seems. Polar Bear likes to roar, but with laughter, and even though he does tell bad jokes, Penguin doesn't think they're so bad. The book shows that even though people are different, there is always something that people can find in each other to get along. However, if one doesn't look for these similarities, one can find it difficult to connect with others. A great book for new readers as they learn more sight words.
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A great book for new readers as they learn more sight words.
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