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PUBLISHER
Nieves/Al Pastor

BOOK FORMAT
Clth, 10 x 7.75 in. / 48 pgs / 48 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Out of stock indefinitely

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2015 p. 51   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9783905999624 TRADE
List Price: $25.00 CDN $34.50

AVAILABILITY
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I Met a Penguin


I Met a PenguinProlific children's author Frank Asch (born 1946), best known for his Moonbear series, first published I Met a Penguin, one of his first books, in 1972. This reissue brings Asch's tender tale of interspecies romance back into print in a delightful clothbound edition.
Readers are introduced to a lion who lives happily with his friends on an island until, one day, stung by a friend's criticism of his abilities as a fisherman, the lion drifts out to sea to think. He lands at the South Pole, where he meets what one contemporary review called "a paragon of a penguin." When the lion finds himself home again, he looks back: "I met a penguin as strong as an elephant, as gentle as a dove, as pretty as a peacock, and I fell in love."

Featured image is a spread reproduced from I Met a Penguin.

I Met a Penguin

STATUS: Out of stock indefinitely.

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CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 1/4/2016

I Met a Penguin by Frank Ash

I Met a Penguin by Frank Ash

Featured image is reproduced from I Met a Penguin, the new and gorgeously produced linenbound edition of Frank Ash's classic 1972 children's book from Nieves/Al Pastor. What child (or adult) wouldn't adore a lion who likes to fish and falls in love with a penguin "as strong as an elephant, as gentle as a dove," and "pretty as a peacock?" See more books for children and the young at heart. >> continue to blog


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