Chill Out With These 8 Endearing Picture Books About Penguins

by Charnaie Gordon

Image credit: Penguin Problems by Jory John, illustrated by Lane Smith

Joe Moore once said, “It’s practically impossible to look at a penguin and feel angry.” I couldn’t agree more!

Penguins are a favorite animal to read about in my household. Who doesn’t love their adorable waddle, distinctive built-in tuxedos, and fun-loving personalities? Between our home book collection and the choices at our library, we always have a blast reading penguin books year-round. It’s fascinating to learn about their environments and how important they are to the ecosystem.

Below are some of our favorite penguin-themed picture books.