There are many great penguin books for kids. Some of our favorites are:

  • My Season With Penguins by Sophie Webb, 2004, Houghton Mifflin Co.
  • A Penguin Pup for Pinkerton by Steven Kellogg, 2003, Puffin Books
  • Without You by Sarah Weeks, 2003, Laura Geringer
  • Growing Up Wild: Penguins by Sandra Markle, 2002, Atheneum Books
  • Whiteblack the Penguin Sees the World by H. A. Rey & Margret Rey, 2000, Houghton Mifflin Co.
  • Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems by Judy Sierra, 1998, Gulliver Books
  • The Penguin Family Book by Lauritz Somme and Sybille Kalas, 1995, North South Books
  • Do Penguins Have Knees? by David Feldman, 1992, Perennial Books
  • Tacky The Penguin by Helen Lester, 1990, Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books

Here are some more great books. Some are out of print but are still a fantastic resource; check your library to see if they are available.

  • Penguin Planet Their World, Our World by Kevin Schafer, 2000, North Word Press, MN
  • Penguins: A Worldwide Guide by Remy Marion, 1999, Sterling Pub. Co, Inc. NY
  • Penguins A Portrait of the Animal World by Derek Hastings, 1997, Smithmark NY, NY
  • Penguins of the World by Wayne Lynch, 1997, Firefly Books Buffalo, NY
  • The World of the Penguin by Jonathan Chester, 1996, Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, CA. (out of print)
  • The Penguins by P. Dann, I. Norman, P. Reilly, Eds., 1995, Surrey Beatty and Sons, NSW. Out of print.
  • The Penguins (Series) by Tony Williams, 1995, Oxford University Press, NY, NY
  • Penguin: A Season in the Life of the Adelie Penguin by Davis, 1994, Harcourt Brace, Orlando, Fla.
  • Penguins of the World by Reilly, 1994, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, AU. Out of print.
  • Mitsuaki Iwago's Penguins by Mitsuaki Iwago, 1992, Chronicle Books, San Francisco CA
  • Pomona: The Birth of a Baby Penguin by Paladino, 1991, Franklin Watts, NY. Out of print.
  • The Hoiho: New Zealand's Yellow-eyed Penguin by Adele Vernon, 1991, Hodder & Stoughton, NZ. Out of print.
  • Penguins by Robin Nagle, 1990, Gallery Books, NY, NY. Out of print.
  • Penguin Biology by Davis and Darby, 1990, Academic Press, Inc, NY
  • The Total Penguin by Gorman, 1990, Prentice Hall Editions, NY, NY. Out of print.
  • Little Penguins Fairy Penguins in Australia by Stahel and Gales, 1987, New South Wales University Press, NSW. Out of print.
  • Penguins by J. Sparks and T. Soper, 1987, Facts on File Publications, NY. Out of print.
  • Fairy Penguins and Earthy People (out of print) by Reilly, 1983, Lothian Publishing Co., Melbourne, AU
  • Penguins by Peterson, 1979, Houghton Mifflen Co., Boston, MA. Out of print.
  • Penguins Past, Present, Here and There by Simpson, 1976, Yale University Press, London. Out of print.
  • Penguins on Parade (3) by Phillip Island Book, Sancolor. Out of print.
  • Saving New Zealand's Endangered Birds by Rob Morris and Hal Smith, TVNZ. Out of print.
  • The Biology of Penguins by B. Stonehouse, Macmillan. Out of print.