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Penguin Young Readers

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Favorite Characters

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Angelina Ballerina™
The little star with big dreams has been a hugely popular character for more than twenty years.

Charlie and Lola
Charlie and Lola have already won the hearts of readers in three winning books, including I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed. And now they're quickly gathering more fans as an animated series on the Disney Channel. Adorably true-to-childhood and laugh-out-loud funny, Charlie and Lola chronicles the day-to-day moments and interactions in the life of two extremely endearing siblings.

Corduroy
Don Freeman's classic character, Corduroy, is even more popular today then he was when he first came on the scene over thirty years ago. These favorite titles are ready for another generation of children to love.

Dick & Jane
These beloved classics will appeal to girls and boys alike!

Froggy
Hop, hop, hop into fun with FRRROOGGYY!

Hank the Cowdog
Hank is a scruffy, smart-alecky supersleuth with a nose for danger and an eye for the ladies.

Ladybug Girl
All dressed up with everywhere to go!

Llama Llama
Infectious rhymes coupled with warm and fuzzy illustrations make this llama's dramas a comical classic!

Madeline
First published in 1939 Madeline remains a perennial children's favorite.

Max & Ruby
Everybody loves Max and Ruby-and what toddler could resist these adorable shaped board books?

Miss Bindergarten
Everyone's favorite kindergarten teacher makes learning fun!

Mr. Men / Little Miss
There's a Mr. Men or Little Miss character for every mood and personality!

Otis
In a wonderful new palette, and in the tradition of classics like Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and The Story of Ferdinand, Loren Long has crafted an unforgettable new story—and character—celebrating the power of friendship and perseverance.

Peter
Generations of children have read, re-read, and loved Ezra Jack Keats's award-winning, classic stories about Peter and his neighborhood friends.

Peter Rabbit
Discover the magical world of Peter Rabbit and his friends, with stories about your favorite Beatrix Potter characters.

Pinkerton
Pinkerton always finds himself in side-splitting adventures such as flunking out of obedience school, getting disguised as a stegosaurus, behaving like a cat, and getting trapped in a hot air balloon.

Pippi Longstocking
Since Pippi Longstocking was first published in 1950, the escapades of the incomparable Pippi, the girl with upside-down braids and no parents to tell her what to do, have delighted boys and girls alike.

Skippyjon Jones
Skippy's zany imagination will have children all over exploring the multitude of places an imagination can travel in the wild adventures of the wild and crazy Skippito!

Spot
The world's most loveable puppy!

Stinky Cheese Man
The Stinky Cheese Man has won almost too many awards to count. Some of them include:
A Caldecott Honor Book, Publishers Weekly Top Selling Kids Books of All Time List, ALA Notable Children's Book, New York Times Notable Book of the Year, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, Booklist Editor's Choice

Strawberry Shortcake

Strega Nona

The Little Engine That Could
The Little Engine That Could (TM) has been quietly chugging along for years entertaining countless generations of children with her simple and inspiring message: no matter how small you are, you can achieve great things.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
With its lovely, humorous illustrations and wonderful narrative Eric Carle's story will touch anyone who still has some growing to do.

Walter the Farting Dog
Plenty of laughs and cheers will arise from Walter's heroic adventures.

Winnie-the-Pooh
Generations of children have grown up on the most beloved of "silly old bears," Winnie-the-Pooh