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Your Personal Penguin (2006)

by Sandra Boynton

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Penguin wants nothing more than to be Hippo's friend.
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a little penguin is asking a hippo if he can be his personal penguins and explains why he would be perfect for the job.
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  TUCC | Sep 16, 2016 |
A great choice for little ones to share with a caregiver. The story and the music are catching and fun while demonstrating loyalty and friendship.

An excellent storytime selection. ( )
  staceyh55 | Mar 17, 2012 |
Basically, a short book about a penguin explaining his undying (kinda stalkerish, I must say) affection for a hippo.

Throughout the book, the hippo looks totally dumbstruck by all this attention.

If you're coming at it from a different angle, I guess it might be kinda creepy (the scene with the penguin shining a flashlight at the sleeping hippo comes to mind), but as my nieces know this is Not Really Appropriate Behaviour that just, to them, makes it funnier.

Found the song (downloadable... somewhere) to be a little uninspired though. *shrugs* ( )
  conuly | Jun 24, 2008 |
Similar to Snuggle Puppy, this is a first person I Love You book. Who can resist a pleading penguin who wants to be your very own from now on? ( )
  LeesyLou | Apr 18, 2008 |
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For John, Carla, Johnny and Olivia Ondrasik - SB
For Harrison McFadden and Phoenix Burrows - DJ
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