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Tacky and the Emperor (Tacky the Penguin)

Tacky and the Emperor (Tacky the Penguin)

Current price: $7.99
Publication Date: September 30th, 2002
Clarion Books
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It’s common knowledge that Tacky was never the best-dressed penguin, but when he and his friends prepare for the arrival of the emperor, Tacky gets carried away and ends up in more than just elegant attire! Tacky brings his own unique brand of humor and entertainment to the emperor’s visit. Here is another wacky addition to Tacky’s myriad adventures in which friendship, kindness, and laughter always win out! Tacky fans will be carried to new heights of hilarity by this Tacky tale.

About the Author

Helen Lester has written many hilarious and popular picture books, including the Tacky the Penguin series and Hooway for Wodney Wat. She lives in New York.

Lynn Munsinger has illustrated more than ninety books for children, many written by her frequent collaborator, Helen Lester. She lives in Vermont.

Praise for Tacky and the Emperor (Tacky the Penguin)

"Tacky, the delightful penguin who marches to a different drummer is back in another funny an charming tale. . . . Children will think this book is a riot and won’t even realize that a message is being delivered — a charming one about the joys of non-conformtiy." —Kirkus Reviews Kirkus Reviews

"Lester and Munsinger have again succeeded in creating a delightful Antarctic-of-the-imagination." —Booklist Booklist, ALA

"As always, Munsinger’s ink and watercolor renditions of the birds exude personality, while Lester’s story packs the double whammy of high entertainment value with an easily digestible lesson." —Horn Book (Nov/Dec 2000) Horn Book —