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Penguin and Pumpkin

Salina Yoon

Board book

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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (7/29/2014)
Hardcover (7/29/2014)


Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon's beloved character Penguin helps his brother in Penguin and Pumpkin--a charming board book that's perfect for fall.

Penguin's curiosity about fall sends him on a journey to a faraway farm. But his younger brother Pumpkin is too little to come along! Can Penguin find a perfect way to bring the joys of the season back home so Pumpkin can join the fun?

Prolific author/illustrator Salina Yoon's spare text and bright, energetic illustrations bring to life this endearing story celebrating fall and family in many forms!

Don't miss these other books from Salina Yoon!

The Penguin series
Penguin and Pinecone
Penguin on Vacation
Penguin in Love
Penguin and Pumpkin
Penguin's Big Adventure
Penguin's Christmas Wish

The Bear series
Stormy Night
Bear's Big Day

The Duck, Duck, Porcupine series
Duck, Duck, Porcupine
My Kite is Stuck! And Other Stories
That's My Book! And Other Stories

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Praise For Penguin and Pumpkin

"This seasonal tale, that’s also a bit about little brothers, adventures and the endless diversity of pumpkins, hits the spot." —Kirkus Reviews

"Bright digital art with bold outlines and succinct narration with some dialogue make this story well suited for reading aloud." —School Library Journal

"Vibrantly colored illustrations add to the crisp, autumn feel. This book could have great uses during lessons on the four seasons and being observant of the world around you." —Library Media Connection

"[Yoon's] squat, chunky penguins and their quirky adventures should find a sweet spot with toddlers." —Publishers Weekly

"The appeal here, as usual, is Yoon’s thick-lined digital illustrations with clean, saturated colors and adorable characters." —The Horn Book Magazine

"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

"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." —The Horn Book Magazine on Penguin on Vacation

"Readers will respond to this warm tale of finding love." —Kirkus Reviews on Penguin in Love

Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 9781681192178, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 26, 2016

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.