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Pecky Penguin and Friends: Danger at Pinnacle Point (Paperback)
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"Pecky is a very peculiar penguin..." Set in an arctic landscape, this story follows Pecky who is a penguin who is tall and thin, does not like to swim, and wears glasses. He is searching for a new friend before starting back to school. He finds the most unlikely friend in Peter the Polar Bear. They also become friends with Fanny the Arctic Fox, Sammy the Seal, and Petunia the Penguin at the local park, and decide they would like to go swimming. Where they want to go "Pinnacle Point", has been forbidden by their parents as being too dangerous. Not wanting to appear to be afraid or to be the only one not to go, they all agree to meet at the beach. Peter accidentally tells the secret to his mom and she informs the other parents. At the beach the friends are swimming when they find they are being followed by a nasty looking shark who wants to eat them. The parents show up just in time to save their little ones by fighting off the shark. The young friends learn a valuable lesson from their adventure. This story deals with the concept of making friends between various species and unique personalities. Peer pressure and the potential dangers from it are examined, and the young reader learns that parents issue warnings for good reasons. Ultimately, the young characters learn that decisions should not be based on dares or name calling. Beautifully detailed illustrations tell the story as well as the text, which makes this book ideal for ages 4 and up. This book will make a perfect read-aloud addition to a child's library that will be enjoyed by children an adults alike.