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A Penguin Pup for Pinkerton

Average rating
4.1 out of 5
Based on 37 Ratings and 10 Reviews

Book Description
Steven Kellogg's irrepressible Great Dane, Pinkerton, has been entertaining children for over twenty years with madcap tales full of humor and hubbub. Pinkerton has foiled a burglar, "borrowed" a hot-air balloon, chomped on a dinosaur bone, and turned a dog show upside down, to name a few of his misadventures. Now he's back with more charming mischief, as his dreams of adopting a penguin chick som... More
Book Information
PublisherDial Books For Young Readers
BindingHardcover (8 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
Publication Date09/01/2001
The Creators
About Steven Kellogg (Author, Illustrator) : Steven Kellogg is a published author, illustrator, and a photographer of children's books. Some of the published credits of Steven Kellogg include A Rose for Pinkerton, The Mysterious Tadpole (Unabrid... more
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Reader Comments
9/29/2008 Book Dads said:
When Emily learns all about devoted Emperor penguin fathers at school, her Great Dane Pinkerton is inspired to begin caring for an egg himself. Unfortunately, since a penguin egg isn’t available, the confused Pinkerton tries to hatch a football instead. Hijinks and pandemonium ensue as Pinkerton... more

tags: I recommend, dogs, penquins, parenting, animal fathers, dads, fathers, children's book

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