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Archie the Daredevil Penguin

Andy Rash, Andy Rash (Illustrator)


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Gadzooks! Archie the Daredevil Penguin is hiding a dark secret: he’s afraid of the water and the creatures who lurk in the briny deep! And it’s keeping him from attending the fish fry on Iceberg Nine.

But penguins aren’t supposed to be afraid of water, especially not daredevil penguins. He musn’t let his friends know! 

Can Archie find a way to soar above the clouds and stay out of the sea?  

Author-illustrator Andy Rash has created a hilarious, perfectly paced story about overcoming fear by diving in headfirst. Fans of Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin and Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds will especially flip for the loveable Archie.

Praise For Archie the Daredevil Penguin


"A read-aloud winner." —Publishers Weekly 

"Silly and charming." —Kirkus Reviews

"Kids will laugh at Archie’s flying flops and cheer when he conquers his fear. Pair with Peter Brown’s Flight of the Dodo." —Booklist

Viking Books for Young Readers, 9780451471239, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 8, 2015

About the Author

Andy Rash ( was born on a mountain top in Tennessee, educated in the swamps of Georgia and the canyons of New York, and now lives with his family in Milwaukee. In addition to writing and illustrating children's books, Andy has illustrated for The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalTimeEntertainment Weekly and The New Yorker.