Could A Penguin Ride a Bike? by Camilla de la Bedoyere

Could A Penguin Ride a Bike?

Written by Camilla de la Bedoyere
Illustrated by Aleksei Bitskoff

5+ readers   
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An attractive picture book which is also a highly informative information book. It includes lots of fun questions about what a penguin might do if it suddenly turned up in the young reader’s world. How would a penguin swim in a swimming pool? Would a penguin be able to play football? What would a penguin eat if it came to dinner? How would a penguin sleep in a house? The answers are full of surprises all of which are entertainingly illustrated.


Could A Penguin Ride a Bike? by Camilla de la Bedoyere

Could a Penguin could ride a bike? provides a fun and informative introduction into the life of a penguin. By imagining animals in everyday scenarios, readers can learn about their size, diet and other features. For example, a penguin chick eats 200 fish a day - so imagine having one round for dinner! Featuring superb illustrations and an engaging question and answer format, this title is extremely engaging and enjoybale. Could A Penguin Ride A Bike will be sure to keep young readers entertained whilst also helping them to understand and retain animal facts.

Following on from the popular What if a Dino series, QED is publishing four new titles on ocean animals:

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It's a super approach and children will learn plenty about all the wonderful things penguins can do. The lively presentation, with text that weaves through the pages and lots of amusing pictures, will engage children. Parents in Touch

About the Author

Camilla de la Bedoyere was a teacher for 10 years before she became a full-time non-fiction author. She studied Zoology and Geology at Bristol University, and has subsequently written or edited more than 250 books for children and adults, many of which aim to explain and explore the natural world and our relationship with it Camilla is a specialist literacy teacher at a London high school, developing reading skills and encouraging a love of learning through books.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 4


Camilla de la Bedoyere
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QED Publishing

Publication date

16th March 2015




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