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Extended Audio Sample Tacky the Penguin (Unabridged), by Helen Lester
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (4,243 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Helen Lester Narrator: Lanie Zer Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Tacky is an odd bird who marches to the beat of his own drummer. He's something of an eccentric, which wouldn't be a problem if all the other penguins weren't such...conformists. Download and start listening now!


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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jodi Santora | 2/16/2014

    " Tacky is an odd bird. He always causes trouble and gets on everyone's nerves, but when they need help he comes to the rescue. This is a fun story about accepting differences and being happy with who you are, even if you are odd! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Grace Carey | 2/14/2014

    " Tacky books are really fun. The students would enjoy reading them. Since there a several in the series, it is a good way to get students interested in reading. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Liz B | 2/10/2014

    " Tacky the penguin is the first in a series of Tacky books. Tacky is an odd penguin who doesn't act like every other penguin. His "odd" ways always seem to benefit the group so each book ends with "Tacky is an odd bird, but a nice bird to have around". "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Laci | 2/7/2014

    " This book is all about everyone is unique in their own ways. This would be a great diversity type of book to read in a classroom. "

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About the Author

Helen Lester is a children's book author from Evanston, Illinois. She is perhaps best known for her beloved character Tacky the Penguin who appears in many of her stories. Since her career began in 1979 she has published more than two dozen books, largely in collaboration with illustrator Lynn Munsinger. In addition to writing, Helen likes to travel the country visiting schools and encouraging children to write.