Planet of the Penguins (Paperback)

By David Larochelle, Mike Gorman (Illustrator)

Sterling Children's Books, 9781454929222, 112pp.

Publication Date: October 29, 2019

List Price: 6.95*
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Description

Math meets sci-fi in this clever chapter book--the second in a new series--about two numbers-loving friends and their alien adventures.

Lamar and Lexie head off on another math-related adventure to help their new space alien friend, Fooz It seems Fooz's planet has been overrun with penguins--and the inhabitants are terrified of these adorable creatures. In fact, they're so frightened they turn to stone whenever they see even the tiniest baby penguin. To rescue Fooz and his fellow aliens, Lexie and Lamar must solve a series of equations, including reading map coordinates, determining area, interpreting Roman numerals, and understanding percentages. Can they do it all and save the day?


About the Author

A former elementary math teacher, David LaRochelle has won numerous awards for his children's books, including the Sid Fleischman Humor Award, the SCBWI Golden Kite Honor Award, and the Minnesota Book Award. His previous books for Sterling were This Is NOT a Cat, 1+1=5 and Other Unlikely Additions, and Arlo's ARTrageous Adventure, which he both wrote and illustrated. He lives in White Bear Lake, MN. Find out more about David at davidlarochelle.com. Mike Gorman is an illustrator, graphic designer, web developer, and tattoo artist. He lives in Westbrook, ME.