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Penguin Dreams

By Jessica Pierce, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

A good read-aloud.

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age 3+

Based on 1 parent review

age 3+

for sweet young readers

The words are few and the images are rich. Two penguins are at the zoo, when one says "icicle, barnicle, what shall we do?" With that they are off on an adventure that will take your child's imagination along with them.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Because PENGUIN DREAMS is all about the amazing things that may happen in our minds when we go to sleep, it makes a good bedtime story. One 4-year old chants "Chingi-chingi!" from her bed every night until the book is read, and insists on examining each page, rediscovering all the balloons, canaries, little girls, and countless other details.

At times the narrative is disjointed, taking away from its soothing appeal. Also, the illustrations are computer generated, highly stylized, and cold in tone; some young ones warm up to them, and some don't.

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