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Series: Tacky the Penguin


HAPPY BIRDDAY, TACKY! by Helen Lester
Released: May 14, 2013

"Another enthusiastic embrace of silliness from Antarctica. (Picture book. 3-6)"
It takes a lot of planning to put together the perfect penguin party. And even then... Read full book review >
TACKY'S CHRISTMAS by Helen Lester
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"A CD of Tacky's Christmas songs is included. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In the latest amusing addition to the long-running Tacky the Penguin series, the irrepressibly individualistic penguin saves the day once again. Read full book review >
TACKYLOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS by Helen Lester
Released: Sept. 30, 2002

"Another victory for oddfellows everywhere. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Pomposity gets one on the snoot when Tacky the Penguin (Tacky and the Emperor, 2000, etc.) returns to take the lead in the school play. Read full book review >