Penguin Problems

Author(s): Jory John

Picture Story Books

Have you ever thought: I have so many problems and nobody even cares? Well, penguins have problems too Discover them in this hilarious collaboration from Jory John (All my friends are dead. and Quit Calling Me a Monster ) and Lane Smith (The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales).

This penguin has come to tell you that life in Antarctica is no paradise. For starters, it is FREEZING. Also, penguins have a ton of natural predators. Plus, can you imagine trying to find your mom in a big ol' crowd of identical penguins? No, thank you.

It seems there is no escaping the drudgery of your daily grind, whatever it might be. Or perhaps we've just learned that grumps are everywhere. . . .

This book is sure to tickle kids' funny bones and will elicit appreciative sighs from the adults reading it aloud.

"We are all Mortimer the main character in Penguin Problems]." --The New York Times

"Bursting with humor." --Kirkus Reviews 

"The snark level is cranked up high." --The Horn Book, Starred

"Will be right at home with fans of Jon Klassen's This Is Not My Hat." --Booklist 

"Classic comedy." --Publishers Weekly

"Rib-tickling." --School Library Journal


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"Quirky and funny, and with a memorable message, this picture book is amusingly different." - Carousel

"A small philosophy manual for readers of all ages is provided by the wonderfully original Penguin Problems [...] Lane Smith makes his penguins look like worried clones, which adds to the humour of the whole." - Observer

"Hilarious ... an Antarctic take on A Christmas Carol" - Evening Standard

"A philosophy manual for readers of all ages ... wonderfully original" - Observer

General Fields

  • : 9781406379150
  • : Walker Books Australia Pty, Limited
  • : Walker Books Australia
  • : 0.175
  • : October 2017
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jory John
  • : Jory John
  • : Paperback
  • : 1117
  • : 1117
  • : Lane Smith
  • : Lane Smith
  • : English
  • : 813.6
  • : 32