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Penguin's Christmas Wish

By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Penguin learns meaning of holiday in warm, snowy romp.

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This sweet holiday tale has the main character learning that Christmas isn't just about presents and decorations, with a fun twist of snow obscuring and then sun revealing the trimmings he's put up. Penguin is cute and kind and thoughtful, and really nice to his siblings. Author-illustrator Salina Yoon's art is adorable, accessible, and defined by thick black outlines. She brings warmth and color to the wintry white landscape and loads of holiday cheer.

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