Tacky and the Winter Games

Tacky and the Winter Games

By:  Helen Lester

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"A-huff-and-a-puff-and-a-huff-and-a-puff-and-a-huff-and-a-puff" "WHAT'S HAPPENING?" Tacky the penguin wants to know. The Winter Games, that's what's happening. And Tacky and his fellow penguins Goodly, Lovely, Angel, Neatly, and Perfect have to work hard to get in shape so they can represent Team Nice Icy Land in the athletic competitions. After rigorous training, they're ready - but are the games ready for Tacky? Will his antics keep Team Nice Icy Land from winning a medal? From bobsledless racing and ski jumping to speed skating, Tacky lends his unique, exuberant style to each competition. In laugh-out-loud scenes of Tacky and his fellow penguins' athletic debacles, Tacky reminds readers of the underlying joy and enthusiasm that propells athletes to greatness. So get ready to cheer for Team Nice Icy Land and let the games begin!

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780618956746

  • ISBN-10: 0618956743

  • Pages: 32

  • Price: $7.99

  • Publication Date: 10/29/2007

  • Carton Quantity: 50

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level AD530L
    • Guided Reading Level J
    • Reading Recovery Level 17

Helen Lester
Author

Helen Lester

Helen Lester has written many hilarious and popular picture books, including the Tacky the Penguin series and Hooway for Wodney Wat. She lives in New York. www.helenlester.com
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Lynn Munsinger
Illustrator

Lynn Munsinger

Lynn Munsinger has illustrated more than ninety books for children, many written by her frequent collaborator, Helen Lester. She lives in Vermont.
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    "Munsinger's Antarctic animal characters are easy to warm up to, and Lester's energetic story keeps pace with the silliness. Go, Tacky, go!" —Horn Book Horn Book

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Related Categories

  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780618956746

  • ISBN-10: 0618956743

  • Pages: 32

  • Price: $7.99

  • Publication Date: 10/29/2007

  • Carton Quantity: 50

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level AD530L
    • Guided Reading Level J
    • Reading Recovery Level 17

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