When well-mannered Elliot reluctantly visits the aquarium with his distractible father, he politely asks whether he can have a penguin–and then removes one from the penguin pool to his backpack. The fun of caring for a penguin in a New England Victorian house is followed by a surprise revelation by Elliot’s father.
Nowadays, both teachers and children are often concerned–even overwhelmed–with serious issues. So, from time to time a laughter break can help liven up the school day and lighten everyone’s load. The titles reviewed here are guaranteed to tickle the funny bone.