Ages 4 to 7, Grades P to 3
Tacky's an odd bird, or Penguin rather, who likes to do splashy cannonballs and greet his companions with a loud "What's happening?" In fact, he's something of an eccentric, which his fellow penguins find somewhat bothersome until his odd behavior saves the day!
Helen Lester has written many hilarious and popular picture books, including the Tacky the Penguin series and Hooway for Wodney Wat. She lives in New York. Lynn Munsinger has illustrated more than ninety books for children, many written by her frequent collaborator, Helen Lester. She lives in Vermont.