Penguin in Love (Hardcover)

By Salina Yoon

Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 9780802736000, 40pp.

Publication Date: December 3, 2013

List Price: 14.99*
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Description

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.



About the Author

Salina Yoon has written/illustrated more than 100 books for children. Her awards include the 2009 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal, Best Book Award, for both TOYS and ROCK & ROLL COLORS (Scholastic). OPPOSNAKES (S&S) was a 2009 finalist for the CBC's Children's Choice Book Awards for K-2nd Best Book of the Year.


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