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Review: Penguin Pandemonium

February 13, 2015

Penguin Pandemonium

Attendance is down at City Zoo so they might have to shut down and relocate all the animals.  In a last ditch effort to save it, the zookeeper’s daughter suggests installing a camera in the penguin pen to live stream their activities.

Worried they’ll be moved and separated, the penguins decide to put on talent show that people will never forget.  Surely, that will help bring people to the zoo.

Penguin Pandemonium by Jeanne Willis is a cute middle grade book that is sure to delight young readers, especially those who love penguins.  The penguins set aside their differences to work together for the common good, encouraging each other along the way.  They find undiscovered talent and gain confidence as they put together their talent show. Nathan Reed’s adorable illustrations will keep young readers involved in the story.  You’ll want to pick this book up for the young animal lover in your life.

kid konnection newI will link this up to Booking Mama’s Saturday feature, Kid Konnection. If you’d like to participate in Kid Konnection and share a post about anything related to children’s books (picture, middle grade, or young adult) from the past week, leave a comment as well as a link on her site.

Review copy provided by Barron’s.  I am an Indiebound Affiliate.
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13 Comments leave one →
  1. February 13, 2015 6:26 am

    The cover makes me laugh. I can see why kids would love this book.

  2. February 13, 2015 6:45 am

    This one sounds absolutely adorable! I will have to look this up.

  3. February 13, 2015 9:16 am

    This does sound adorable! Hard not to love penguins!

  4. Beth F permalink
    February 13, 2015 12:33 pm

    Love the sound of this one. Plus: penguins!

  5. February 13, 2015 2:26 pm

    This looks and sounds adorable! 🙂

  6. February 13, 2015 3:00 pm

    This looks fantastic!

  7. Patty permalink
    February 13, 2015 3:02 pm

    Got to love a penguin…especially those penguins!

  8. February 13, 2015 11:51 pm

    Such a cute cover!

  9. February 15, 2015 12:15 pm

    This does sound cute!

  10. February 15, 2015 7:15 pm

    I love penguins and this book sounds adorable.

  11. Literary Feline permalink
    February 17, 2015 6:03 pm

    What fun! I like the sound of this one.

  12. February 20, 2015 6:05 pm

    Cute. Gage is finally getting a little more into the zoo. 🙂

  13. bookingmama permalink
    March 3, 2015 7:06 pm

    I have a 10 year old niece that loves penguins. This one might be right up her alley!

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