Penguin and Pinecone (Hardcover)
A Friendship Story
Walker & Company, 9780802728432, 32pp.
Publication Date: October 2, 2012
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Fall '12 Kids List
“Friends come in all shapes, sizes, and species in this charming tale of an unlikely, but close-knit friendship between a happy penguin and a pinecone. Will it all unravel when Penguin realizes that Pinecone can't survive in a land made of ice? This sweet read-aloud with enormously appealing illustrations shows how friends of the heart are never far apart. If you love them, set them 'tree!'”
— Julie Shimada, Maria's Bookshop, Durango, CO
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Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon introduces readers to a beloved character in Penguin and Pinecone--a picture book about friendship that will warm your heart
When curious little Penguin finds a lost pinecone in the snow, their friendship grows into something extraordinary But Grandpa reminds Penguin that pinecones can't live in the snow--they belong in the warm forest far away. Can Penguin help Pinecone get home? And can they stay friends, even if they're miles apart?
Prolific author/illustrator Salina Yoon's spare text and bright, energetic illustrations bring to life this endearing story celebrating friendships lost and found, and overcoming the odds to be with the one you love.
About the Author
Salina Yoon is an award-winning author/illustrator of nearly 150 books for children, such as Penguin and Pinecone, Penguin on Vacation, Penguin in Love, Penguin and Pumpkin, Penguin's Big Adventure, Penguin's Christmas Wish, Found, Stormy Night, Bear's Big Day, and Be a Friend, as well as the Duck, Duck, Porcupine chapter book series--including the Geisel Honor winner My Kite is Stuck!. She studied art and design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and now lives in San Diego with her family. www.salinayoon.comwww.facebook.com/PenguinandPinecone