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A Penguin Story by Antoinette Portis

A Penguin Story (2009)

by Antoinette Portis

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Edna is an anventurous penguin. She is looking for something that is not white, not black, not blue. Even if her friends don't understand her, she never give up. Finally, she found something else: other colors and human beings. She still keeping thinking and try to find more and more new things
This book is a Fantasy because all the animals can talk in this story.
Age Appropriateness: Primary ( )
  carolinechen0608 | Jan 29, 2017 |
A simple story that can be read straightforwardly, or a fable with a deeper, symbolic, more memorable meaning?  Read it more than once before deciding.  (Hint: I lean toward the latter.) ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
This is a great Fantasy book because Edna is looking for something not White, not Black, and not Blue! But something else.
Media: Crayon and Marker
I would use this book when talking about colors!
I would also use this book when talking about Antartica
Genre: Fantasy
  Jazmyn96 | Apr 13, 2016 |
A penguin named Edna only knows her surroundings and the color they are. Which is white (ice), sea (blue), and black (nighttime). Edna is convinced that there is something else out there. She makes a goal to find more color.
  angoneal | Dec 7, 2015 |
This fantasy piece follows a penguin named Edna as she searches for meaning in life. As she looks at her surroundings, she realizes that everything is black, white, and blue! Are there more colors? Each color has a special thing that they do - white for sliding, black for seeing stars, and blue for fishing... But what else is there? Edna goes on an epic adventure to find something new; she travels and looks everywhere until she falls on a bank of snow and sees a brand new color - orange. The penguin rushed back to her family and had them all travel with her back to that new place. On a wordless page, the reader sees the penguin clan meeting scientists about to pack up - all wearing bright orange in order to be seen. Edna proceeds to help them pack up and just as the scientists board the plane, one takes off his glove and gives it to Edna... She wears it as a hat and wonders, "what else could there be?" ( )
  Miss_Annie_O | Nov 10, 2015 |
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Edna the penguin only knows the three colors that surround her: white ice, black night, and blue sea. She is convinced there is something more out there. So she sets out on a quest—a quest for color. When she finally finds what she's been looking for, it's everything she hoped for and more. But that doesn't mean she will ever stop looking.

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Edna the penguin tries to find something in her surroundings that is not black, white, or blue.

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