Winner of a merit award in the Bisto Children's Book of the Year Award for 2006.
From the rising star of children's picture books comes the magical tale of friendship and loneliness, a boy, and a penguin. There once was a boy and one day a penguin arrives on his doorstep. The boy decides the penguin must be lost and tries to return him. But no one seems to be missing a penguin. So the boy decides to take the penguin home himself, and they set out in his row boat on a journey to the South Pole. But when they get there, the boy discovers that maybe home wasn't what the penguin was looking for after all!
This book is used in the Building Bridges of Understanding Programme. It is recommended literature for introducing Questioning for Infants to 2nd Class level.
Date of Publication: 02/05/2006