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PublisherHarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Suitable for AgesFeatured Books for 7+ readers
Publication date7th June 2012
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Penguin Pandemonium - The Rescue
Part of the 'Awesome Animals' Series
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Julia Eccleshare's comment:
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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SynopsisPenguin 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.
ReviewsThis 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 has been writing since she was five and has published over 150 books across all genres from picture books to teen fiction. She has had other strange jobs alongside being an author, including cowboy boot seller and reptile vet's assistant and once conducted the school orchestra in concert despite not being able to read a note of music or identify the instruments. As well as cats, rabbits, hamsters, dogs, fish and rats, she has owned a garter snake called Betty, a 25 years old smooth-clawed toad called Dave, an axolotl, newts, locusts and some giant hissing stick insects. She was once thrown out of her religious studies class at school by the Reverend Brown for writing rude poems. She was the Blue Team Captain at Junior School, sprinted for the county and can still do cartwheels.
She has won numerous awards including the Red House Children’s Book Award, the Smarties Prize and the Sheffield Children’s Book Award. She lives in North London.
Photo credit: Justine Stoddart
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