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Penguins Don't Wear Sweaters!

Written by Marikka Tamura & illustrated by Daniel Rieley
Published by Nancy Paulsen Books
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You may have seen the cute pictures of penguins wearing sweaters—but did you know why they were wearing them? Debut author Marikka Tamura answers this question in this colorful, kid-friendly book that is told simply and charmingly. Penguins love the sea. Happy in the dark blue water. But what is this? One day something is floating in the water. Dark. Gooey. Oily . . . When the penguins become coated in an oil spill, many Big Boots arrive. The humans want to help the cold, greasy penguins, so they knit sweaters to keep them warm. The Big Boots mean well, but . . . penguins don’t wear sweaters! So after a good, soapy scrub, the penguins dive back into the deep blue sea, happily dressed only in their own penguin feathers.

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  • “Penguins on ice. Penguins in the sea. Penguins love the sea!”

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Who Wrote Penguins Don't Wear Sweaters!

Marikka Tamura

MARIKKA TAMURA is a Children’s Book Art Director who lives in New York City. Penguins Don’t Wear Sweaters! is her debut picture book

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Who Illustrated Penguins Don't Wear Sweaters!

Daniel Rieley

Daniel Rieley is a British freelance illustrator. He studied at The Arts Institute Bournemouth, and his illustration projects include picture books, advertising, print, and card design.

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January 16, 2018
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The artwork created for this book is a bonination of pencils, inks, handmade textures and digital.
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