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Where Is Home, Little Pip?

3 Ratings: 3.7
A book by Karma Wilson

PreSchool-Grade 1—This book invokes themes of family and home in an Arctic setting. A young penguin loves to play and explore but is constantly warned by her doting parents not to wander far. Every night they sing a song reminding her that "our … see full wiki

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Author: Karma Wilson
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry
3 reviews about Where Is Home, Little Pip?
review by . August 31, 2009
I have to admit to being a big Karma Wilson fan and love her bear books and the adventures of the little mouse Mortimer. While this work of the baby penguin Pip is good, it did not seem to me to have the same flair as previous works by this author. Now don't take me wrong. Had I read this one first, I would have been absolutely completely satisfied, but with knowledge of what this author is capable of, I was just a wee bit disappointed.      Pip is a little penguin living with …
review by . October 13, 2008
Having grown up on a stock selection of books about animals in the barn, park, zoo, or my back yard, I was struck by how this book fit the standard 'formula', but took me someplace new.    'Where is Home, Little Pip?' takes us to the frozen arctic where love and family togetherness is as alive as any place warm and cozy. The language is fun and flows nicely from scene to scene. I can easily see this entertaining 2-year olds during story time...just throw in a stuffed penguin …
review by . September 23, 2008
Little Pip is a small baby penguin, one who always listens to her parents when they tell her to stick close and then sing about home. One day though, she chases after a black feather, so lovely against the white snow, and soon finds herself lost and alone. Trying to find her home, she asks a whale and a gull and some huskies how to find home, but none of them can help. Eventually, cold and sad, she sings her song about home to try to feel better and her parents, following the sound of her song, …
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