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  • Penguin Problems

    Jory John, Lane Smith

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Sept. 27, 2016)
    ★ An Amazon Best Children's Book of the Year selection★ "Well-paced, bursting with humor, and charmingly misanthropic."-- Kirkus Reviews starred reviewA penguin levels with human readers about what penguin life is really like--and it isn't all fun and games. A hilarious first collaboration from Jory John (All my friends are dead. and Quit Calling Me a Monster!) and Lane Smith (The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales). Have you ever considered running away to Antarctica? Of course you have! Because it's a land free of worries and responsibilities! All of your problems will surely be blown away by the icy winds of that lawless paradise! . . . Won't they? Think again, my friend. This penguin has come to tell you that his life down there is no more a picnic than yours is here. For starters, it is FREEZING. Also, penguins have a ton of natural predators. Plus, can you imagine trying to find your mom in a big ol' crowd of identical penguins? No, thank you. Yes, it seems there is no escaping the drudgery of your daily grind, whatever it might be. Or perhaps we've just learned that grumps are everywhere. . . . Jory John and Lane Smith let us decide. This book is sure to tickle kids' funny bones and will elicit appreciative sighs from the adults reading it aloud.
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  • The Pet Problem

    Kristen L. Depken, Caroline Egan

    Hardcover (Golden/Disney, Aug. 9, 2011)
    Buzz Lightyear and Sheriff Woody are jealous when Bonnie brings home a pet hamster. But when the hamster gets loose, Buzz and Woody realize they need to get the fuzzy creature back in its cage before Bonnie gets home. This all-new Little Golden Book starring the toys from Disney/Pixar Toy Story is sure to become an instant classic with boys and girls ages 2 to 5.
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  • The Penguin Problem

    Abby Klein, John McKinley

    Mass Market Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, Jan. 1, 2010)
    With more than 3.2 million copies sold across all channels, READY, FREDDY! is a huge success with first-grade readers!Freddy's first-grade class is learning all about penguins -- including the fact that some species are endangered. When Freddy suggests a penny drive to help save the penguins, everyone loves the idea. But Freddy can't find his penny jar! How will he save the penguins now?
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  • Penguin Problems

    Jory John, Lane Smith

    Board book (Random House Books for Young Readers, Sept. 25, 2018)
    Have you ever thought: I have so many problems and nobody even cares? Well, penguins have problems too! Discover them in this hilarious collaboration from Jory John (All my friends are dead. and Quit Calling Me a Monster!) and Lane Smith (The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales). This penguin has come to tell you that life in Antarctica is no paradise. For starters, it is FREEZING. Also, penguins have a ton of natural predators. Plus, can you imagine trying to find your mom in a big ol’ crowd of identical penguins? No, thank you. It seems there is no escaping the drudgery of your daily grind, whatever it might be. Or perhaps we’ve just learned that grumps are everywhere. . . . This book is sure to tickle kids’ funny bones and will elicit appreciative sighs from the adults reading it aloud. "We are all Mortimer [the main character in Penguin Problems]." —The New York Times“Bursting with humor.” —Kirkus Reviews “The snark level is cranked up high.” —The Horn Book, Starred “Will be right at home with fans of Jon Klassen’s This Is Not My Hat.” —Booklist “Classic comedy.” —Publishers Weekly “Rib-tickling.” —School Library Journal
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  • Peg + Cat: The Penguin Problem

    Jennifer Oxley, Billy Aronson

    Paperback (Candlewick Entertainment, Sept. 11, 2018)
    Skiing past hurdles can be a problem when you don’t know your over, under, and in between. Peg and Cat to the rescue!Peg and Cat are at the South Pole preparing to watch the ski race at the Animal Winter Games. Suddenly they spy the Penguins zooming downhill. CRASH! The Penguins apologize (“Snow problem,” says Cat), but it seems that there is a problem: the Penguins keep slamming into things! So they all try again, with Peg shouting directions each time they come to a hurdle. "Go over! Go under! Go in between!" But the Penguins still have no clue, because they don’t know what over, under, and in between mean. Luckily, Cat points out some directional arrows to follow, and a problem is solved . . . for the moment. Now can anyone figure out how to keep the ice floe the Penguins have landed on from tilting?
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  • The Pet Problem

    Kristen L. Depken, Caroline Egan

    eBook (Golden/Disney, Dec. 18, 2013)
    Buzz Lightyear and Sheriff Woody are jealous when Bonnie brings home a pet hamster. But when the hamster gets loose, Buzz and Woody realize they need to get the fuzzy creature back in its cage before Bonnie gets home. This all-new Little Golden Book starring the toys from Disney/Pixar Toy Story is sure to become an instant classic with boys and girls ages 2 to 5.
  • Penguin Problems

    Jory John

    Paperback (Walker Books Ltd, Jan. 1, 2017)
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  • Penguin Problems

    Jory John, Lane Smith

    eBook (Random House Books for Young Readers, Sept. 27, 2016)
    Have you ever thought: I have so many problems and nobody even cares? Well, penguins have problems too! Discover them in this hilarious collaboration from Jory John (All my friends are dead. and Quit Calling Me a Monster!) and Lane Smith (The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales)! This penguin has come to tell you that life in Antarctica is no paradise. For starters, it is FREEZING. Also, penguins have a ton of natural predators. Plus, can you imagine trying to find your mom in a big ol’ crowd of identical penguins? No, thank you. Yes, it seems there is no escaping the drudgery of your daily grind, whatever it might be. Or perhaps we’ve just learned that grumps are everywhere. . . . This book is sure to tickle kids’ funny bones and will elicit appreciative sighs from the adults reading it aloud. "We are all Mortimer [the main character in Penguin Problems]." —The New York Times“Bursting with humor.” —Kirkus Reviews “The snark level is cranked up high.” —The Horn Book, Starred “Will be right at home with fans of Jon Klassen’s This Is Not My Hat.” —Booklist “Classic comedy.” —Publishers Weekly “Rib-tickling.” —School Library Journal
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  • Penguin Problems

    Lauren Myracle, Jed Henry

    Paperback (Puffin Books, Feb. 6, 2014)
    Meet Ty, a little guy with a big heart!Winnie Perry’s sweet baby brother, Ty is full of awesome ideas and wacky plans that only a seven-year-old boy could hatch. Whether it’s battling the family cat with a Dustbuster or smuggling a baby penguin out of the aquarium, Ty is always in the middle of a well-intended, kind hearted scheme!In the spirit of the Judy Moody spinoff Stink series, Ty will work his way into the hearts and funny bones of a whole new generation of Myracle fans.
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  • Peg + Cat: The Penguin Problem

    Jennifer Oxley, Billy Aronson

    Hardcover (Candlewick Entertainment, Sept. 13, 2016)
    Skiing past hurdles can be a problem when you don’t know your over, under, and in between. Peg and Cat to the rescue!Peg and Cat are at the South Pole preparing to watch the ski race at the Animal Winter Games. Suddenly they spy the Penguins zooming downhill. CRASH! The Penguins apologize (“Snow problem,” says Cat), but it seems that there is a problem: the Penguins keep slamming into things! So they all try again, with Peg shouting directions each time they come to a hurdle. "Go over! Go under! Go in between!" But the Penguins still have no clue, because they don’t know what over, under, and in between mean. Luckily, Cat points out some directional arrows to follow, and a problem is solved . . . for the moment. Now can anyone figure out how to keep the ice floe the Penguins have landed on from tilting?
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  • The Penguin Problem

    Abby Klein, John Mckinley

    Library Binding (Turtleback, Jan. 1, 2010)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Freddy's first grade class is learning all about penguins, including the endangered species from the Galapagos Islands. When Freddy suggests a penny drive to raise money for the penguins, everyone is excited-but where is Freddy's precious penny jar?
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  • Ready, Freddy! #19: The Penguin Problem

    Abby Klein, John McKinley

    eBook (Scholastic Paperbacks, Nov. 1, 2011)
    With more than 3.2 million copies sold across all channels, READY, FREDDY! is a huge success with first-grade readers!Freddy's first-grade class is learning all about penguins -- including the fact that some species are endangered. When Freddy suggests a penny drive to help save the penguins, everyone loves the idea. But Freddy can't find his penny jar! How will he save the penguins now?