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If you like penguins as much as I do, you know how hard it often is to find the best books about them. There are a lot -- a search on "penguins" at Amazon.com yields about 213 thousand titles. (Granted, many of these are out of print, and some are children's books, but you get the idea.)

To save penguin lovers the trouble, I've created PenguinBooks.com, where I list my favorite books about our flippered-but-flightless friends. I've included links to the books at Amazon as well, so you can buy them immediately.
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Wendy Middleton writes:
"I love penguins and my favourite penguin book from my childhood was Mr. Popper's Penguins. I realize that today its contents may be frowned upon, since Mr. Popper kept his penguins in a refrigerator in his basement and he painted their feathers so that he could tell them apart. However, I still think that it is a delightful penguin fiction to go along with all the factual books on your site."
Mr. Popper's Penguins: $6.99 at Amazon.
Kids' Books
Best Children's Book About Penguins:
Lynn Stone's Penguins (from the Bird Discovery Library)
Available used. ISBN: 0865923256.

Also check out:
Counting Penguins (from Science Emergent Readers)
Available used. ISBN: 0590761544.

Calendars

Thomas Kokta's Penguin Calendar
$10.36 (Amazon price).

National Geographic Penguins Calendar
$27.98 (Amazon price).

Even more!

Miscellaneous Stuff

Penguin Poetry:
Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems
$16.00 (Amazon price). ISBN: 0152010068.

Penguins of Madagascar Tie-In:
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa: Air Penguin
$3.99 (Amazon price).

Non-Fiction

Best General Book About Penguins:
Jonathan Chester and E. Migdail's The World of the Penguin
Available used. ISBN: 0871569000.

Movie Tie-In:
March of the Penguins (companion to the movie)
$30.00 (list). ISBN: 0792261828.

Best Picture Book About Penguins:
Wayne Lynch's Penguins of the World
$35.00 list (Amazon price). ISBN: 1552091805.

Other Good Penguin Books::
Artist Sophie Webb's My Season With Penguins
$15.00 (Amazon price). ISBN: 0395922917.

Louise and Larry Young's Ice Continent: A Story of Antarctica
$6.95 (Amazon price). ISBN: 1568995008.


Last updated: April 2013
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