Penguin in Love
Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon's beloved character Penguin searches for his match in Penguin in Love--a charming picture book that's perfect for Valentine's Day.
When Penguin finds a lost mitten on the ice one day, he wonders who it belongs to--after all, every mitten has a mate! To unravel the mystery, he embarks on the biggest adventure of his life. Is love waiting for Penguin at the end of this incredible journey?
Prolific author/illustrator Salina Yoon's spare text and bright, energetic illustrations bring to life this endearing story celebrating love in its many forms.
Praise For Penguin in Love…
"Readers will respond to this warm tale of finding love." - Kirkus Reviews
"Yoon’s cute, boldly lined characters and graphic compositions tell the story in a series of spots, full-page images, and thought bubbles. This picture book, like many before it, proves that love comes in many forms." - Booklist on PENGUIN AND PINECONE
"Crisp illustrations that capture a genuinely loving heart . . . a strong if whimsical choice for those separated from loved ones." - Kirkus Reviews on PENGUIN AND PINECONE
"Simple yet affecting . . . ideal for a lesson plan on friendship, this book explores the theme sweetly and boldly." - Library Media Connection on PENGUIN AND PINECONE
"Yoon's story of an unlikely interspecies friendship is both funny and sweet . . . let's hope that, as the Antarctic Ambassador of Friendship, Penguin, too, shall return in more adventures." - Horn Book Magazine on PENGUIN ON VACATION
Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 9780802736000, 40pp.
Publication Date: December 3, 2013
About the Author
Salina Yoon is an award-winning author-illustrator of nearly two hundred books for children, including Duck, Duck, Porcupine!, the Penguin series, the Bear and Floppy series, and Be a Friend. She studied art and design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and now lives in San Diego with her family.