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Five flying penguins

Five adorable little penguins contentedly play and swim before racing away from an unfamiliar seal who only wants to join in the fun. By the best-selling author of The M&M Brand Counting Book. Simultaneous eBook. - (Baker & Taylor)

As five little penguins flee from a seal, they swim so quickly it feels like they are flying through the water. - (Baker & Taylor)

Five little penguins flee from a seal, flying through the water, and find themselves in an innocent game of tag. - (Baker & Taylor)

Five little penguins are content in the cold--until they spot a menacing mammal!

With a rhyming narrative that counts to five, adorable penguins are soaring--or flying--through the sea, trying to elude a lurking creature. But as young readers of this charming tale will discover, a friendly seal is only looking to play a game of tag. - (Random House, Inc.)

Author Biography

Barbara Barbieri McGrath has written over twenty books for children, including The Little Gray BunnyThe Little Red Elf, and many bestselling math concept books. Her love for writing, children and making learning fun was the inspiration for her first children's book, The M&M Brand Counting Book, which sold over 1 million copies. She lives in Natick, Massachusetts. - (Random House, Inc.)

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Five Flying Penguins

By Barbara Barbieri McGrath, Stephanie Fizer Coleman


Copyright © 2018 Barbara Barbieri McGrath
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-58089-805-8

Five little penguins, sitting on the ice…
        The first one said, “Today feels very nice!”
        The second one said, “Snow is in the air!”
        The third one said, “But we don’t care!”
        The fourth one said, “Hey, look! Here comes a seal!”
        The fifth one said, “He wants us for a meal!”


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