Pierre the penguin: a true story

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Publisher:
Sleeping Bear Press,
Pub. Date:
c2010.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 2.5 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 510L
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When Pierre, an African penguin living at the California Academy of Sciences, begins to lose his feathers, the zoostaff is at a loss as to what to do.The lack of feathers causes Pierre to lose warmth, making him afraid to swim in the zoo pool. And the other penguins start to shy away, giving Pierre the "cold" shoulder. Unfortunately, heaters and medications fail to correct the situation.But one rainy day, inspiration strikes a biologist named Pam. While walking her dog in the rain, Pam notes thather pet wears a raincoat. Could a "raincoat," or wet suit, help Pierre?A tiny neoprene wet suit is designed especially for Pierre. But will it work?Told in rhyme by noted I SPY author Jean Marzollo, thistrue story of veterinary ingenuity charmingly comes to life.Jean Marzollo has written more than 100 children's books, includingthe award-winning I SPY series. With a graduate degree from Harvard,she has taught school, written books about teaching and parenting, andwas the editor of Scholastic's Let's Find Out kindergarten magazine for20 years. Jean lives in upstate New York.Nationally known for her many award-winning children's books thatfeature exotic flora and fauna, Laura Regan's artwork has been used toraise funds for many wildlife organizations. She is the illustrator of A is for Anaconda: A Rainforest Alphabet. Laura lives in the Bay Area in California.
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9781585364855
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AD: Adult Directed 510L
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Grouping Title pierre the penguin a true story
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Last Grouping Update 2018-11-16 23:31:38PM
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display_description Rhyming text and colorful illustrations describe the efforts of aquatic biologist Pam to help Pierre, an African penguin living at the California Academy of Sciences, when he begins to go bald.
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subject_facet African penguin -- Health -- Juvenile literature, Bathing suits -- Juvenile literature, Feathers -- Diseases -- Juvenile literature
title_display Pierre the penguin : a true story
title_full Pierre the penguin : a true story / written by Jean Marzollo and illustrated by Laura Regan
title_short Pierre the penguin :
title_sub a true story
topic_facet African penguin, Bathing suits, Diseases, Feathers, Health