Penguin Pandemonium - The Rescue by Jeanne Willis
  

Penguin Pandemonium - The Rescue

Written by Jeanne Willis
Part of the Awesome Animals Series

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A thrilling zoo adventure takes place in this wittily written and illustrated first reader. Will the Penguins in the City Zoo be able to find the missing baby penguins? Who will help them? Young readers will love this fast-paced drama with its cast of zoo animals, some helpful and some not, as the delightful rescue mission unfolds.

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Synopsis

Penguin Pandemonium - The Rescue by Jeanne Willis

Two baby penguins are missing and the rest of the City Zoo penguins set out across the zoo on a daring rescue mission. They hang with the monkeys, fish for clues in the aquarium and try not to get spotted by the leopard in a fast-paced adventure full of fun.

This is the second hilarious story about the irrepressible penguins of City Zoo, from award-winning author Jeanne Willis. One of the fantastic titles in the Awesome Animals series -- the funniest fiction, starring the wildest wildlife, from prize winning authors.

Reviews

Praise for Penguin Pandemonium: This book is witty and wonderful. - The Liverpool Echo Praise for the Awesome Animals series: Charming. Funny and exciting. - The Daily Telegraph Very funny, action-packed animal adventure. - The Bookseller

About the Author

Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis was born in St Albans and trained as an advertising copywriter at Watford College. She worked for various agencies creating press adverts and TV, cinema and radio commercials. She is now a full-time writer. Jeanne Willis is one of the most successful children’s picture book authors in the UK. She wrote her first book aged five - a slim volume about cats and stitchd together with a painfullly blunt needle so that it looked like a 'real' book. After that, there was no turning back. Having been fired from her Saturday job selling cowboy boots in the Kings Road for chewing gum, and after a brief career as a reptile vet's assistant, she worked as a copywirter and had her first picture book published at the age of 21 (which she wrote whilst pretending to be busy creating adverts for cognac) and has now written over eighty titles. She has won numerous awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Silver Smarties Prize and has been shortlisted for the Whitbread Award. She has written Who’s in the Loo? which won the Red House Children’s Book Award. Her hobbies include gardening, reading (nonfiction), natural history and collecting caterpillars. Jeanne has also worked on scripts for TV, including Polly Pocket and The Slow Norris, and a pilot TV series for Dr Xargle. She lives in North London with her husband and two children.

Photo credit: Justine Stoddart

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
192 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Jeanne Willis
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Author's Website

jeannewillis.com/

Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

7th June 2012

ISBN

9780007448074

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