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Written by Polly Dunbar
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ISBN-10: 0763649724
ISBN-13: 9780763649722
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author/illustrator: Polly Dunbar

When Ben rips open his present, he finds a penguin inside. "Hello, Penguin!" he says. "What shall we play?" But Penguin says nothing. Even when Ben tickles its belly, does a dizzy dance, and sticks out his tongue, Penguin makes no response. What will it take for Penguin to say something ó or for Ben to understand what Penguin has to say? Spare illustrations bring whimsy to this offbeat tale, in which a little boy gets his heartís desire.

A quirky tale from a rising talent ó in which a bossy little boy receives a surprising comeuppance.
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0763649724 /  9780763649722
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Picture Books / Paperback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 8 7/16" x 10 1/4"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
Social Issues; Imagination & Play; Concepts; Toys, Dolls, Puppets;
author’s comments:
Polly Dunbar is the author-illustrator of Dog Blue and the Tilly series. She is also the illustrator of My Dad's A Birdman by David Almond, Here's a Little Poem by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters, and Show Baby by Joyce Dunbar. She lives in Brighton, England.
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