Penguin – A Picture Book Review About Communication

Today is Friday – I have a children’s book review to add to the Perfect Picture Book resource list that author Susanna Leonard Hill is building on her blog. For more wonderful reviews from authors, educators and others who contributed today, please go here.

Thanksgiving is next week…it is a time for being thankful for those we love…but sometimes, because of a lack of communication, there can be misunderstanding and unhappiness.

My picture book choice echoes that theme.



Written and illustrated by Polly Dunbar

Publisher: Candlewick Press (2007)

Ages: 4 and up


Communication, friendship

Opening Lines:

“Ben ripped open his present. Inside was a penguin. “Hello Penguin!” said Ben.” Continue reading