Penguin by Polly Dunbar

Penguin by Polly Dunbar

Penguin by Polly Dunbar

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Can a penguin be the perfect present? Find out in this modern classic from acclaimed picture book creator Polly Dunbar.

“Hello, Penguin!” said Ben
Penguin said nothing
“Can’t you talk?” said Ben
Penguin said nothing

Penguin by Polly Dunbar

Penguin by Polly Dunbar

Written and Illustrated by Polly Dunbar
Published by Walker Books

Receiving a present, Ben rips open the paper to discover Penguin sitting inside. Introducing himself, he is a little unsure why he gets no reply. So he sets about to try different ways in which he can get him to talk, from standing on his head to attaching him to a rocket to blast off to outer space… but nothing worked.

What can Ben do to make Penguin speak?

Winner of the Booktrust Early Years Award, Practical Pre-School Award, UCLA Book Award, Red House Children’s Book Award. Shortlisted for the Kate Greenway Medal.

Where can you buy the Penguin book?

Penguin written by Polly Dunbar is available to buy from Amazon in Paperback, Hardback and Kindle Edition.

Penguin by Polly Dunbar

About the Author and Illustrator – Polly Dunbar

Polly Dunbar graduated from Brighton Art School in 1999 where she studied illustration. Polly still lives and works in Brighton. Author and illustrator of Penguin, Dog Blue and Flyaway Katie. Polly is the daughter of the distinguished author Joyce Dunbar who she collaborated on the picture book Shoe Baby.

She is the illustrator of My Dad’s a Birdman and The boy who climbed into the Moon, written by David Almond. Polly also illustrated Here’s a Little Poem, an anthology of poems for very young children.

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