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Blue Penguin

By Petr Horacek
Illustrated by Petr Horacek

A heart-warming fable about a friendship and belonging from the award-winning illustrator Petr Horacek.

A heart-warming fable about a friendship and belonging from the award-winning illustrator Petr Horacek. "I feel just like a penguin," says Blue Penguin. "But you're not like us," said the other penguins and they left him all alone. Poor Blue Penguin. Will he be able to convince the other penguins he is one of them after all? A moving and beautifully illustrated story from Petr Horacek, an illustrator described by the Washington Post as "the thinking tot's Eric Carle".

  • A beautiful and touching story of friendship from a Kate Greenaway Medal shortlisted illustrator.
  • "Petr Hor cek is one funny guy, as well as a natural-born teacher and a whizz with a paintbrush. Put him down as the thinking tot's Eric Carle." Washington Post

About the author

Petr Horacek’s bold and imaginative illustrations continue to captivate children and critics. His stories, often about loyalty and belonging, are told with an instinctive warmth and humour and are beautifully brought to life through his evocative use of colour and texture. He has won many awards around the world for classics such as Suzy Goose and A New House for Mouse and was shortlisted for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 2012. He lives in Worcester. Visit Petr's website: www.petrhoracek.co.uk

ISBN: 9781406366013
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: November 1, 2016
Dimensions: 245 x 270mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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