Poor little Henry! All the other baby penguins are having fun sliding on the ice and tumbling in the snow, but Henry doesn't like the cold and dreams of sandy shores and warm seas. When a boat sails close to the ice, Henry jumps on board and heads off in search of sunshine. It doesn't take him long, however, to realise that there's no place quite like home.
Children will love this warm and witty story with its adorably entertaining central character.
Gillian Shields combines her two passions for books and theatre by writing stories and teaching drama. She takes huge inspiration from her experience as a drama teacher, and has written many picture and fiction books for children of all ages. Gillian lives in Sussex with her husband and two children. Rosie Reeve is a bright new talent in children's illustration. She originally trained as a fine artist and her instinctive understanding of colour brings a wonderful warmth and freshness to her work. She lives in London with her family.