Three Cheers for Tacky by Helen Lester
(Tacky the Penguin)

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Tacky the Penguin is back, this time trying to compete with Goodly, Lovely, Angel, Neatly, and Perfect in the iceberg-wide Penguin Cheering Contest. But will Tacky ever be able to learn the synchronized moves and win the contest?
 

About Helen Lester

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Lynn Munsinger was born December 24, 1951 in Greenfield, Massachusetts. She attended Tufts University and graduated in 1974. The following year she enrolled at the Rhode Island School of Design, majoring in illustration. She received her degree in 1977 and continued her studies in London. She has illustrated more than a dozen popular books for Houghton Mifflin Company. Since 1978, she has illustrated over 70 children's books for over 25 different authors, but is best well known for her partnership with Helen Lester. Munsinger and Lester have been together since first publishing The Wizard, the Fairy, and the Magic Chicken in 1983 with Houghton Mifflin Company and Walter Lorraine, their editor. They have collaborated on the Tacky the Penguin series and many other popular titles including the award-winning Hooway for Wodney Wat. Lynn Munsinger is a full-time illustrator.
 
Published August 26, 1996 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books. Fiction

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Tacky the penguin unexpectedly leads his squad to victory in a cheerleading contest; PW praised the pithy text and winsome pictures. Ages 4-8. (Oct.)

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As in Tacky the Penguin , deftly delivered humor reinforces the message that there is nothing wrong--and quite a bit right--with being different. The book's pithy text and winsome pictures are equally

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Tacky steals the show but not in the way he had hoped in Tackylocks and the Three Bears, the fifth title in the Tacky series by Helen Lester, illus.

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Tacky the penguin unexpectedly leads his squad to victory in a cheerleading contest;

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As in Tacky the Penguin , deftly delivered humor reinforces the message that there is nothing wrong--and quite a bit right--with being different. The book's pithy text and winsome pictures are equally

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