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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Toni Buzzeo Narrator: Chris Sorensen Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2015 ISBN: 9781490639338
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Award–winning author Toni Buzzeo’s stories deliver engaging characters and gentle humor, helping to set young listeners on a path toward a lifetime of reading enjoyment. In One Cool Friend, Elliot spots his ideal pet on a visit to the aquarium—a penguin! Polite and proper, Elliot is sure that if he asks his father nicely, a dapper Antarctic bird will soon be in his care. But after Elliot’s father agrees to his request, hijinks ensue as one misunderstanding leads to another until the story’s surprising finale.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “The book’s humor is built on gentle misunderstandings between father and son (when Elliot asks for a penguin, his father assumes he means a stuffed one from the aquarium gift shop)…The revelation that they’re not so dissimilar after all is about as sweet as it gets.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • A 2013 Caldecott Honor Book
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About the Author

Toni Buzzeo is the award-winning author of fifteen picture books with four more forthcoming. For sixteen years, she worked as a school librarian honing her knowledge of children’s literature. Combining this knowledge with her love of children, Toni writes about characters of all stripes (including dinosaurs, penguins, loons, ducklings, children, teachers, and librarians) who explore their worlds, their relationships, and themselves in a variety of settings. Toni is well known for her lively spirit and sense of humor.

About the Narrator

Chris Sorensen is the AudioFile Earphones Award–winning narrator of Brian Lies’ Bats at the Beach, Colum McCann’s Let the Great World Spin, and Margaret Peterson Haddix’s Sent. Other narrations include Patricia Wood’s Lottery and Jodi Picoult’s Songs of the Humpback Whale, among many others.