We are pleased to be shining the spotlight on the adorable picture book for children, “Wally the Warm-Weather Penguin” by Stephanie Ward. Penguins are definitely in (although puffins are starting to get jealous!)
About the Book
Title: Wally the Warm-Weather Penguin * Author: Stephanie M. Ward * Illustrator: Vanessa Landin * Publication Date: April 11, 2014 * Publisher: Forwards Press * Number of pages: 24 * Recommended age: 1 to 5
Summary: Wally is an Emperor Penguin from Antarctica who isn’t exactly like the other penguins. Wally is always cold and dreams of life on a tropical island. When Wally learns about a place that is always sunny and warm, he sets sail for the Galapagos Islands and discovers an amazing world of tap-dancing crabs, racing hundred-year-old tortoises and diving birds with bright blue feet. With clever rhyming text and brilliant, colorful illustrations, children will love visiting the Galapagos Islands with Wally and his memorable friends.
Wally the Warm-Weather Penguin is a fully illustrated picture book aimed at children 1 – 5 years old. Optimized for tablet devices.
The Buzz About the Book
“This rhyming board book with beautiful and perfectly fitting illustrations creates a cheerful atmosphere for which the credit goes to its amusing rhyming sequences and the vibrant and lively illustrations. Children will definitely love reading and rhyming this lovely book.” ~ 5 Star Review, jaideep k., Amazon
“The writing is wonderful and the words rhyme really well. The art is colorful, the animals are delightful, text is easy to read, and hallelujah a picture book that fills all the space on my kindle!” ~ 5 Star Review, Jamie, Amazon
“The book was fun with its rhyming and creative story. I loved the different facts about the different animals, and I loved the inclusion of the map to give children a general idea of where the story takes place. I teach four and five year olds and I am glad to add this book to my collection. I loved it! Great book for my classroom. ” ~ 5 Star Review, Dena4kids, Amazon