Paul Geraghty Solo

ISBN 13: 9780517709085

Solo

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Illustrated in full color. "Geraghty's polished, striking art is the mainstay of this volume. The story, about the newborn penguin Solo and her parents, moves from one perilous scenario to the next as Solo's parents take turns visiting the danger-filled sea in order to get food. Geraghty's illustrations bring the Antarctic winter so close that one can't help but shiver."--Publishers Weekly.

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About the Author:

Paul Geraghty is an author and illustrator of children's picture books and teenage fiction. His books include The Hoppameleon and Rotten and Rascal. He has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal twice, and has won the Children's Book Award.

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PreSchool-Grade 2?An enticing story about Emperor penguins. Born in the dark Antarctic winter, Solo is cared for by both parents, but when her father does not return from finding fish, her mother must go hunting or they will starve. Solo is then left alone to face the dangers of a predatory bird, deep crevices, and possible starvation. All works out well in the end, although perhaps a bit too tidily. Nevertheless, this book is satisfying. It's factually correct, and yet is similar in tone to Margaret Wise Brown's The Runaway Bunny (HarperCollins, 1942) and Barbara Joosse's Mama, Do You Love Me? (Chronicle, 1991). Geraghty's illustrations are outstanding and mirror the stark beauty of the icy landscape. One environmental issue is included?the father penguin has been delayed because he has been caught in a careless fisherman's net. Some young children may worry about Solo's survival, but those who have heard reassuring stories about parental love will treasure this lovely book.?Mollie Bynum, formerly at Chester Valley Elementary School, Anchorage, AK
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