Tacky Goes to Camp (Tacky Book) (Paperback)

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By Helen Lester, Lynn Munsinger (Illustrator)
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Description


Tacky and his fellow penguins are off to summer camp in Nice Icy Land to enjoy themselves while Rock Hopping, Line Dancing, and playing Capture the Ice Cube. One night, they gather around the campfire to sing, eat s'mores, and tell scary stories. But after going to bed, something straight out of one of their scary stories pays the sleeping penguins a visit. Goodly, Lovely, Angel, Neatly, and Perfect think they should high-tail it out of there, but it is Tacky--with some unexpected heroics--who saves the day.

Includes lyrics to the official Camp Whoopihaha song.

About the Author


Helen Lester and Lynn Munsinger have collaborated on many funny and popular books for children, including the stories starring Tacky the Penguin and Wodney Wat, as well as the new Laugh-Along series. Helen Lester is a full-time writer who makes her home in New York. Lynn Munsinger has lived in Vermont and Connecticut, devoting her time to freelance illustration.http: //www.helenlester.com/

Praise For…


"Tacky the Penguin returns for a seventh adventure, his funniest yet . . . . And it’s nothing short of hilarious to witness Tacky in his bulgy sleeping bag, unknowingly lying atop a huge pile of leftover s’mores that, despite his valiant efforts, “he just...couldn’t...quite...finnnnish.” In the end, as usual, the lovable slob saves the day, and the campers discover that their best defense against a ravenous, campsite-raiding bear is a s’more-addled penguin."—Horn Book, starred review

"Lester’s well-paced, witty tale is sure to please fans of the Tacky series, while the colorful ink-and-wash artwork will have them laughing out loud. A refreshingly different summer-camp story, this is a fine addition to a consistently amusing series."—Booklist

"As always, Tacky brings his larger-than-life personality to the excursion: his camping supplies include a television, pizza and roller blades; his “arts and crafts” project is a sprawling, abstract style painting; and he tips the canoe and can’t tell a good scary story. Munsinger’s art adds plenty of humor, up through the finale when Tacky proves his worth."—Publishers Weekly

"This is laugh-out-loud material for loyal Tacky fans and an excellent choice for new arrivals in the Nice Icy Land."—School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780547722139
ISBN-10: 0547722133
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: May 22nd, 2012
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Tacky Book