Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545418461 Hardcover
32 Pages | 8.54" x 11.2" | Ages 4 to 8
Waddle...waddle... into a charming and funny story about friendship, featuring three adorable penguins!
What’s a penguin to do when he can’t find his new friend?
Yesterday he made a friend who was an absolutely amazing dancer—but now he can’t find him anywhere!
Waddle...waddle...bellyslide! along with this hopeful penguin as his search for his new friend takes him on some zany adventures—and ultimately, to an unexpected and heartwarming conclusion.
Acclaimed creator James Proimos, illustrator of Year of the Jungle by Suzanne Collins, brings his zest and zany humor to this charming friendship story.
Raves & reviews:
Praise for Year of the Jungle:
"Where more realistic illustrations would feel overwrought and sentimental, Proimos’ [drawings] are sturdy and sweet, reflecting a child’s clear-eyed innocence." —Booklist, starred review
" Proimos’ ink-lined, digitally colored illustrations are the pitch-perfect tonal complement to Collins’ narration . . . " —The Bulletin for the Center for Children’s Books, starred review
Praise for Swim! Swim!:
"[Proimos] uses the comic-book format, with panels and word balloons, to great effect here; Lerch’s repeated "Swim! Swim!" can be a nice storytime chant. The bright colors and clear art match the simple story and will attract the youngest read-to-me set." —Booklist
"The large font and few words make this simple story of friendship accessible to early readers." —School Library Journal