Penguin and Pinecone Book
Penguin and Pinecone Book
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Penguin and Pinecone

Written and illustrated by Salina Yoon

Published by Bloomsbury


Publisher's Summary

Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon introduces readers to a beloved character in Penguin and Pinecone--a picture book about friendship that will warm your heart!

When curious little Penguin finds a lost pinecone in the snow, their friendship grows into something extraordinary! But Grandpa reminds Penguin that pinecones can't live in the snow--they belong in the warm forest far away. Can Penguin help Pinecone get home? And can they stay friends, even if they're miles apart?

Prolific author/illustrator Salina Yoon's spare text and bright, energetic illustrations bring to life this endearing story celebrating friendships lost and found, and overcoming the odds to be with the one you love.

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  • Age Range: 2-6
  • Pages: 32
  • Book Type: board
  • Publication Date: July 22, 2014
  • ISBN: 0802737315
  • ISBN 13: 978-0802737311
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Mr. Staccato

Spent many carefree hours hunting clues with the Hardy boys and defending Redwall Abbey.

"When you give love, it grows." Such a cute board book with a fun story and illustrations that fully add to it. When penguin discovers a pinecone he's not exactly sure what it is. His grandpa tells him that pinecones belong in the forest and so after making a scarf for his new friend, penguin makes the long journey to take his pinecone somewhere warmer.


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author & illustrator

Salina Yoon

Salina Yoon is an award-winning author-illustrator of nearly two hundred books for children, including Duck, Duck, Porcupine!, the Penguin series, the Bear and Floppy series, and Be a Friend. She studied art and design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and now lives in San Diego with her family. (Bio via

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