Project Description

Mr Penguin Lost Treasure

Coming Spring 2019

Mr. Penguin and the Last Treasure

by Alex T. Smith

Meet Mr. Penguin: adventurer (and penguin)!

He has a dashing hat. He has a battered satchel. He has a packed lunch of fish finger sandwiches. Now he just needs an adventure! So when Boudicca Bones from the Museum of Extraordinary objects calls for help, Mr. Penguin swings into action. Can he and Colin the spider find the museum’s missing treasure before bandits do? Or is this the adventure Mr. Penguin should have never answered?

This humorous page-turning story from Alex T. Smith, the author-illustrator of the popular Claude series, is sure to thrill young readers looking for a good adventure.

To pre-order this book, please contact sales at 1-800-241-0113 (404-876-8761) between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Format: Hardcover
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-68263-120-1
Publication Date: 4/1/2019
Page Count: 208
Size: 5-3/4″ x 8-3/4″
Age Range: 8 – 12
Language: English

Lexile: 870L
Themes: Adventure, Problem-Solving, Mystery
BISAC 1: JUV001000 JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
BISAC 2: JUV019000 JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
BISAC 3: JUV045000 JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Chapter Books


“Quirky, sharply illustrated… A plot twist and strategic pops of orange among detailed drawings are sure to pull readers along… For fans of the author’s Claude series who are looking for a longer chapter book.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Amusing… Mr. Penguin is delightful….whimsical and silly…a fun and funny adventure.” —Foreword Reviews

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Meet the Author/Illustrator

Alex Smith

After briefly considering careers in space travel, cookery and being a rabbit, Alex T. Smith finally decided to become an illustrator. He graduated from Coventry University with a degree in Illustration and won second place in the Macmillan Prize for Children’s Illustration. Alex lives in England. You can visit his website here.