Author(s): Salina Yoon
Penguin embarks on his next journey-becoming the first penguin to explore the North Pole! Along the way, he says hello to all of his old friends. But when he finally reaches his destination, he realizes he's all alone in a strange, foreign place...How will Penguin overcome his fears of the unknown and enjoy this new adventure? Countless readers and reviewers have already come to love the adorable Penguin, and Salina Yoon continues this still-growing series with a timeless story of firsts and friendship. Readers will delight in seeing all of their favorite characters from the first four books reunited again.
Salina Yoon's beloved and popular character Penguin returns in a story about taking chances and trying something new.
Yoon manages to create visual dynamism ... The simple narrative offers an opportunity for prediction and allows for text-to-self connections. School Library Journal Winner of the SCIBA 2014 Book Award for Best Picture Book Found An NPR Best Book Found 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. -- Horn Book on Penguin on Vacation Readers will respond to this warm tale of finding love. -- Kirkus Reviews on Penguin in Love A thoughtful, flawlessly executed exploration of theory of mind and emotional intelligence. -- Publishers Weekly, starred review, on Found This comforting story successfully addresses the common fear of storms for a young audience... This storm's impact has no lasting power against a family's love. School Library Journal on Stormy Night
Salina Yoon is an award-winning author/illustrator of nearly 200 books for children, including Penguin and Pinecone, Penguin on Vacation, Penguin in Love, Penguin and Pumpkin, Found, and Stormy Night. She studied art and design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and now lives in San Diego with her family. www.salinayoon.com www.facebook.com/PenguinandPinecone