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Puffins Climb, Penguins Rhyme

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Join in a playful exploration of language while voyaging to opposite ends of the world to observe the natural habitats of Icelandic puffins and Antarctic penguins. Rhyming text and striking photographs illuminate the graceful daily rituals of these two exotic birds.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2001 by HMH Books for Young Readers (first published 1995)
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Jessica Vu
This book is a good example of rhyming words and can be used to help illistrate simple writing using rhyming words. You can also use it as an example of terse verse writting.
Puffin climbs
Pengines rhyme

Cildren can write their own terse-verse.
Jessica swings
Jessica sings
Jessica cooks
jessica reads books

Repitition of words
Recalling, retelling - what did the pengine do? What did the Puffin do?
Jennifer Heise
Jan 16, 2014 Jennifer Heise rated it it was amazing
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This is an easy short read-aloud; alternating double-page spreads show penguins, and on the next spread puffins, doing two rhyming activities:
'penguins glare, penguins share'. Good for the older toddler, especially when practicing pattern prediction, but my penguin-fan five year old still enjoys it. Pair with "Busy Busy Penguins."
Calinda
Apr 09, 2014 Calinda rated it it was amazing
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This book is charming. It uses a broad vocabulary and has beautiful photographs. It is simple enough to read to a small child, but it has engaging facts in a more scientific couple of pages toward that back, that will entertain older children, as well.
Elizabeth Moreau Nicolai
This book worked well for storytime. Even though we had it in the non-fiction section it wasn't as factual and didn't lend itself as well to a "try non-fiction with your kids" pep talk. However the real photos are great and a nice diversion from illustrations.
Ellie
May 14, 2009 Ellie rated it really liked it
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A nice easy read. Rhyming is always pleasant on the ears (unless you hate it). Plus, kids learn new words like glare and stare and peer. What fun is that! And most kiddies don't know what puffins are. They get to hear about this NEW, sweet bird AND vamp up their knowledge about penguins.
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The photos in this one are lovely, but the book is a touch long for its concept.
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