Article Title

Be Brave, Little Penguin


Mandy Mathews


Excellent, Toddler, Preschool, Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees, Children, Fiction, Penguins, Brave, Fear

Document Type

Book Review


Pip-Pip is the smallest of all the penguins, and he plays alone because he is too afraid of the water to swim with his friends. What if it’s freezing cold, or full of monsters? What if he can’t swim? Pip-Pip’s mommy tries to teach him to think of his fears differently, after all, the water might also be light and warm and full of treats. Finally, Pip-Pip decides to be brave, and even though he’s scared, he jumps! It turns out that his mommy was right, and Pip-Pip loves the water after all.