Wally Pendergast, the Penguin is a picture chapter book of a marvelous little Antarctic penguin on a quest to discover the world around him. Not satisfied with the limitations of his life in the frigid South Pole, he sets forth on an epic journey of discovery in a world where Wally learns there are injustices and problems that even a little penguin can help to solve.
Wally makes many friends along the way. Eloise Tortuga, an enormous turtle on the Galapagos Islands just wants to lay her eggs safely. The little penguin witnesses a hunt of penguin's common enemy, a whale named Humperdink Wayland, who is only different and not an enemy. Book 1 travel adventures range from the South Pole, to Galapagos Islands, Panama Canal and ends in Los Angeles, California, USA. The book is loaded with pictures and maps and even Wally's theme song!
Encountering mankind and many others species, Wally journeys of exploration lead him to become an advocate of a safer, cleaner world for all. Wally learns that caring for the ecology of our surroundings will be beneficial to both man and animal alike and shares his discoveries with each individual little reader.