A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this book.
Once again, Tacky proves it's okay to be unusual.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this is the latest in a series of books starring Tacky the Penguin, each one with a similar cast of characters, a silly penguin adventure, and the lesson that it's okay to be a little different.
Is It Any Good?
Tacky is loud, messy, and carefree, and kids will enjoy finding Tacky in the illustrations and noticing just how unique he is. He definitely marches to a different drum, and it usually works out for him. That alone is a worthy lesson for readers of all ages.
The story here is a cute one, silly and lighthearted, and one kids will enjoy hearing again and again. If you don't mind penguins dressed up like boy scouts and eating s'mores, you'll like this Tacky adventure. Playful wordplay makes it all the more fun. They live in Nice Icy Land, go to Camp Whoopihaha, and tell stories about a penguin-poking swordfish and the whooping Wubbawubba bird.
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