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Tacky and the Winter Games (Tacky the Penguin) by [Helen Lester, Lynn Munsinger]

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Tacky and the Winter Games (Tacky the Penguin) Kindle Edition

4.7 out of 5 stars 125 ratings

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PreS-Gr. 2. While Tacky's friends train for the winter games, he sleeps during sit-ups, pigs out on pizza and doughnuts, and goofs off late into the night. At the games, he lags behind until the ice-skating relay race and even then jeopardizes his team's chances by swallowing the baton. Though children will enjoy laughs along the way, Lester manages to bring in many facets reminiscent of the Olympics: training before the games, the march of the athletes into the stadium for the opening ceremonies that include the lighting of a torch. Of course, there are also differences between these games and the televised ones. For skis, the penguins strap frozen fish to their feet, and medals saying "not bad," "PRETTY GOOD," and "BIG WINNER!" are awarded for various events. Once again, Lester and Munsinger create a winning combination of action, detail, and understated wit. Librarians will want to remember this story for those hard-to-fill picture-book requests during the Olympics. Carolyn Phelan
Copyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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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 --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00C8WV4W6
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ HMH Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (29 October 2007)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 6869 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 32 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 125 ratings

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Annie
5.0 out of 5 stars I have been most delighted with ALL OF THE BOOKS ABOUT TACKY
Reviewed in Canada on 4 October 2014
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Caro
5.0 out of 5 stars This book was a great addition, for a read aloud or for children ...
Reviewed in Canada on 16 October 2014
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Attorney mommy
5.0 out of 5 stars Such a fun little treasure!
Reviewed in the United States on 26 November 2017
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craftycarol
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect children’s book.
Reviewed in the United States on 18 February 2019
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Hannah Sanders
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect to read with my preschoolers during the Winter Olympics
Reviewed in the United States on 3 June 2018
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