Virgil & Owen

Virgil & Owen

Virgil & Owen

Every great friendship started somewhere, but here's a story of how not to make friends...
When Virgil the penguin finds a lost polar bear, Owen, he wants Owen all to himself. He will be the only penguin with a polar bear as a best friend! But this Owen plays with everyone else on the iceberg! Isn't Owen supposed to be Virgil's friend and Virgil's friend only?
With a gentle twist on this classic childhood dilemma, Paulette Bogan introduces a new charming and lovable duo to readers. Virgil & Owen is a "Mom's Choice Awards Recipient" Gold Medal for Picture Books!

From School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 2—Virgil is a penguin with control issues. He decides a polar bear will become his personal property and expresses his alarmed displeasure when the bear ventures out on his own and plays in the ocean with terns, slides with seals, and dances on the ice with penguins. Each time the polar bear expresses his independent nature, Virgil becomes increasingly possessive, through pointed commands. Fed up with the bear's willful streak, Virgil decides to put a stop to all the funny business. "'Stop it,' said Virgil, 'You are my polar...

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