Mr Penguin and the Lost Treasure: Book 1
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The drawings illustrate what's going on in the story, so they are both amusing in their own right and helpful in understanding and following the action. BOOK OF THE MONTH - the much awaited latest installment in this popular diary-style series for ages 7+. Some elementary and early middle grade books are too simple and some are unnecessarily convoluted, but the Mr.
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Penguin and his kung fu spider sidekick, discover strange noises coming from an old, ruined fortress nearby. Mister penguin is a very likeable protagonist and the plot is fun if a little derivative (cough demon headmaster cough).Mr Penguin is a slightly bumbling sleuth who means well and only triumphs by bravely putting his stomach on hold (and usually listening to his friends, especially Colin).
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Gwen still enjoyed it, but I found it to be cumbersome to read, a rambling storyline that went on too long with too many ridiculous situations. I did not like the Claude series by this author so came to this one a little skeptical, but so pleasantly surprised.Alex T Smith's second book in the charming and hilarious Mr Penguin series is a plunging plane-ride of action and excitement with a very British sensibility that will delight fans of funny illustrated books.