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Petal and Poppy and the Penguin

Petal and Poppy and the Penguin

by Lisa Clough, Ed Briant
     
 

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Petal and Poppy discover an uninvited visitor in their garden—a penguin! At first, Petal's too afraid to let him in. But eventually not even Petal can resist this cute, friendly, and very talented little guy!

Petal and Poppy and the Penguin is the second Petal and Poppy book, told in graphic form. Word repetition, picture clues, and a simple

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Petal and Poppy discover an uninvited visitor in their garden—a penguin! At first, Petal's too afraid to let him in. But eventually not even Petal can resist this cute, friendly, and very talented little guy!

Petal and Poppy and the Penguin is the second Petal and Poppy book, told in graphic form. Word repetition, picture clues, and a simple plotline facilitate young readers in their development into lifelong lovers of reading.

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
05/01/2014
PreS-Gr 1—Petal thinks there is a monster in her garden and seeks the help of her friend Poppy in scaring away the monster. Poppy discovers the monster is a cute little penguin hiding in the garden and invites him inside to get out of the rain. Petal does not like the penguin in their home; he is dirty, and she worries he will eat all their food. With Poppy's encouragement, Penguin takes a bath, cooks, cleans up the dishes, and entertains the friends with an evening of musical "honking" accompaniment. By the end of the night, Penguin is tired and offered a rest on their couch and an invitation to stay with them. Bright colors enhance the digital and whimsical illustrations. The use of panels and text bubbles works well for visual cues and decoding skills of new readers.—Melissa Smith, Royal Oak Public Library, MI

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780544137707
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/01/2014
Series:
Green Light Readers Level 2 Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
60L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

Meet the Author

Lisa Clough and Ed Briant have both written and illustrated books individually, but this is the first time this husband-and-wife team have worked together. They split their time between New Jersey and Maine. To learn more about either of them, visit their websites at www.lisajahnclough.com and www.ebriant.com.

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