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Emma the Penguin

Emma the Penguin

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Anne O'Hara

Emma has to be a penguin in the school play, but she is NOT happy about it.
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Paperback: €6.99
Paperback: 64 pages
Size:196x130 mm
ISBN: 9781847171955

Series: Pandas

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Download Emma's class are going to do a play…

The school play was Noah’s Ark and Emma wanted to be a dog.

But the teacher said she was to be a penguin.

A penguin!

Emma was not pleased.
But being a penguin turned out
to be good fun, really.

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Sarah Webb

Sarah Webb is an award-winning children’s writer. Her books include Blazing a Trail: Irish Women who Changed the World (illustrated by Lauren O’Neill) and A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea: Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood (illustrated by Steve McCarthy), both winners of Irish Book Awards.

She runs creative writing clubs for young writers, reviews children’s books for the Irish Independent, and programmes children’s and family events for book festivals and MoLI (Museum of Literature Ireland). She also works part-time in a children’s bookshop.

Passionate about bringing children and books together, Sarah was awarded the Children’s Books Ireland Award for Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Books in Ireland.

Her latest novel for children is The Little Beekeeper of Henrietta Street (illustrated by Rachel Corcoran), set in Dubiln in 1911.

'an excellent well-rounded story for newly independent readers'

The Irish Examiner


Irish Farmer's Monthly

'Sarah Webb skillfully creates a soap opera of characters, humourous incidents and drama ... Anne O’Hara invests each character with instantly recognisable individuality ... both ensure this latest addition to the popular Panda series maintains the high s


'funny and entertaining ... an enjoyable read'

Inis Magazine

'perfect for young readers who are just finding their feet and gaining the confidence to progress from picturebooks into novels'

Inis Magazine

'‘Sarah Webb’s easy and humourous style shines through in this charming book'

Inis Magazine

'a funny and entertaining read'

Irish Independent
Rights Held: World, all languages

Also by Sarah Webb:

Sally Go Round The Stars
Animal Crackers
The Little Bee Charmer of Henrietta Street
A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea
Blazing a Trail
Dare to Dream

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Also by Anne O'Hara:

Best of Irish Home Baking
Best of Irish Traditional Cooking
Best of Irish Potato Recipes
Best of Irish Soups

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