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The Penguins of Doom

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Septina Nash is the seventh child of a seventh child with purple hair and a tendency to get into trouble whenever she tries to do math. When her triplet sister disappears, Septina finds herself in a zany adventure involing penguins, an arch nemesis, and
Hardcover, 182 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Blooming Tree Press
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Gary Olson
Feb 17, 2012 Gary Olson rated it it was amazing
Septina Nash's sister, Sexta, is missing, and Septina is willing to face mad scientists, ninjas, the need to learn skateboarding, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, penguins, and much more in order to find her--if only her teachers would understand! Subtitled 'from the Desk of Septina Nash,' this epistolary book is a long series of letters that either describe a real, weird, zany adventure, or show just how far one grade-school girl will go to explain why her homework isn't done and she had to s ...more
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Greg R. Fishbone's THE PENGUINS OF DOOM is a wacky, zany trip.

It's a series of letters by Septina Nash, our purple haired protagonist, as she tries to find her missing triplet sister, Sexta.

At first glance, Septina just seems to have an over-reactive imagination. In her letters to the Vice Principal, math teacher, gym teacher, school counselor, and Lieutenant Donna Morse, she describes her adventures of being an extra in music videos, becoming an O
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Greg R. Fishbone is an author of science fiction and fantasy for young readers. His works include a debut contemporary fantasy from Blooming Tree Press, the critically acclaimed Galaxy Games series from Lee & Low Books, and an upcoming Dungeons & Dragons novel for Wizards of the Coast.

Greg has been a long-time assistant regional advisor for New England regions of the Society of Children's
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