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  • Published: 15 January 2017
  • ISBN: 9780399175527
  • Imprint: Philomel
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 28
  • RRP: $13.99

Baby Penguins Love Their Mama


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This Amazon Best Book of the Year is the perfect holiday, Valentine's Day—or any day—board book for little hands and flippers! Learn the days of the week and share a hug with a mom you love!

When you're a mama penguin with lots (and lots) of little ones to take care of, the days can melt together in a blur. Monday: swimming lessons. Tuesday: sliding. Wednesday: waddling. And on and on. Mama loves her babies so much. Do they know, she wonders, just how much?

As it turns out, they do--because they love her just as much! And to show it, they surprise her with a thoughtful gesture of their own on Sunday.

In her companion to Baby Penguins Everywhere! Melissa Guion offers another adorable book, perfect for teaching the days of the week and for sharing between moms and their little ones.

Praise for Baby Penguins Love Their Mama

"Guion's . . . illustrations perfectly accompany the text. The babies are full of personality, while the expression on Mama's face ranges from good-natured patience to a look during Saturday squawking that will be familiar to parents and teachers everywhere. Elementary schools and public libraries should add this lovely confection to their collections."—School Library Journal

"[C]ute and heartfelt, it will be much appreciated on Mother’s Day. A sweet book with broad appeal."—Booklist

  • Pub date: 15 January 2017
  • ISBN: 9780399175527
  • Imprint: Philomel
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 28
  • RRP: $13.99

About the Author

Jeff Mack

Jeff Mack studied hard, practised much and illustrated many books written by other authors. Even though at first his own books weren't published, now he has a lovely backlist of titles to be proud of. His most recent picture book (published in the USA) was Duck in the Fridge and he has also written several chapter books for young and middle readers.

Jeff lives in Western Massachusetts where he continues to write and illustrate books, paint murals and visit schools and libraries to talk about his work.

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Praise for Baby Penguins Love Their Mama

“A Children's Book of the Month Club Selection! Praise for Baby Penguins Love Their Mama:  "Guion's . . . illustrations perfectly accompany the text. The babies are full of personality, while the expression on Mama's face ranges from good-natured patience to a look during Saturday squawking that will be familiar to parents and teachers everywhere. Elementary schools and public libraries should add this lovely confection to their collections."—School Library Journal"[C]ute and heartfelt, it will be much appreciated on Mother’s Day. A sweet book with broad appeal."—Booklist”


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