Penguins Hidden Talent

Penguins Hidden Talent

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Penguin would love to take part in the Big Annual Talent Show. But he just can't seem to find his special talent. He tries magic tricks and juggling household appliances - even burping the alphabet...But nothing seems quite right. Can his friends help him discover what he's really good at? This is an even-funnier follow-up to the brilliant Boy Who Cried Ninja. Alex Latimer has created another beautiful, atmospheric world that you long to visit and return to.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 231.14 x 259.08 x 5.08mm | 199.58g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Picture Corgi
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 055256267X
  • 9780552562676
  • 689,153

Review quote

"There aren't a huge number of words in Penguin's Hidden Talent picture book but the author, Alex Latimer, nevertheless manages to create a lovable anti-hero that we can all relate to, whatever our age! The story is simple but gives a great life-lesson to young readers...It's a cute, fun book, ideal for readers of any age, that is guaranteed to make you go awwww !" Mad House Family Reviews "Warm and witty...Penguin's Hidden Talent highlights the importance of friendship, encouragement and individuality." Booktrustshow more

About Alex Latimer

Alex Latimer is an author and illustrator living in Cape Town, which is why he regularly has to shoo baboons out of his lounge. Alex's book Lion VS Rabbit won the Hampshire Picture Book Award 2014show more

Back cover copy

Penguin would love to take part in the BIG ANNUAL TALENT SHOW but he can't find his own special talent. He tries magic tricks and juggling household appliances - even burping the alphabet . . . Can his friends help him discover what he's really good at? A warm, witty story from the creator of The Boy Who Cried Ninjashow more

Rating details

306 ratings
3.75 out of 5 stars
5 17% (53)
4 46% (141)
3 32% (97)
2 4% (13)
1 1% (2)
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