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Parents' Guide to

Little Penguins

By Jan Carr, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Beautifully simple book evokes joy of playing in snow.

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This elegantly simple book about penguins playing in the snow has the classic feel of a book that can be read and re-read. Its evocative torn-paper collage art and snow theme directly recall Ezra Jack Keats's classic winter book, The Snowy Day, while the deep blue, thickly brush-stroked skies might be an homage to Eric Carle. The questions and simple answers create opportunities for call and response. "Snowflakes? Many snowflakes." "Mittens? Many mittens." Youngest readers can identify with these mitten-wearing penguins, and with the penguins' youthful delight in playing in the snow.

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