Little Penguin

Little Penguin

The Emperor of Antarctica

By Jonathan London; Julie Olson (Illustrator)

Cavendish Square Publishing, Hardcover, 9780761459545, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 2011

From the time the little penguin crawls out of his cracked egg, cradled

on his father's feet, until the day when he goes off to live at sea

alone, he is a majestic figure in an extraordinary setting the emperor

of Antarctica. He faces natural predators and the struggles of survival

in a challenging climate. Then one day, he cradles his own little penguin

on his feet. Jonathan London's moving text is perfectly matched with

Julie Olson's vibrant and adorable artwork in pencil, watercolor, and

digital media.

About the Author
Jonathan London has written more than one hundred picture books for children, many of them about wildlife. He is also the author of the popular Froggy series. He lives with his wife in northern California.

Julie grew up in the middle of 6 brothers (and 2 sisters) so she learned to play kickball well. Unfortunately, the brotherOs werenOt so kind in their throws playing dodgeball. She found her individuality at home through art. Since then, sheOs earned a BFA in illustration, illustrated numerous books for many markets, and started creating her own kickball team with a husband, 2 sons and a daughter. You can see more of her work at