Some penguins can really take the heat - Galapagos Penguins live on islands near the equator!

Penguin Word Search
Can you find all the types of penguins?

Solve this Penguin Word Scramble

Penguin Crossword from National Wildlife Federation Kids. The squares will light up when you click on the clues, then type your answers.

Play Penguin Diner!

Some books below may be eBooks or audiobooks. Get help with downloadable books or ask a librarian or parent for help.


Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater
When Mr. Popper opens the crate that’s just been delivered, it’s full of penguins! What in the world will he do with them?

Eve of the Emperor Penguin by Mary Pope Osborne
Jack and Annie are sent to Antarctica in search of the fourth secret of happiness for Merlin. This is Magic Tree House series book #40.

Is that an Angry Penguin in Your Gym Bag? by Todd Strasser
When Wade and Leyton Tardy find penguins on the ice hockey rink, they decide to help them!

Skipper’s Log by Michael Anthony Steele A journal of Skipper’s life at the zoo, with top secret notes and observations of the characters and happenings in the zoo. Based on characters from The Penguins of Madagascar show.


Penguins and Antarctica: A Nonfiction Companion to Eve of the Emperor Penguin by Mary Pope Osborne The companion book to the Magic Tree House story listed above.

Penguins by Penelope Arlon
Great photos and information about penguins around the world, plus a link to an online book for MAC or PC, with even more to enjoy!

Galapagos Penguins by Molly Kolpin
Learn about these penguins who live in the Galapagos Islands, in a tropical climate off the coast of Ecuador.

Face to Face with Penguins by Yva Momatiuk
Super pictures from National Geographic and great information about all kids of penguins.

Penguins! Strange and Wonderful by Laurence Pringle
Learn about the many species of penguins.

Penguins by Seymour Simon
Explore a penguin’s world in this book with full-page photographs.

My Season with Penguins: An Antarctic Journal by Sophie Webb
The author spent two very cold months observing and drawing penguins. Read about her trip in this diary.

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Happy Feet [DVD] or [Blu-ray]
When a young penguin is blamed for the poor fishing that threatens the flock, he goes off in search of the real cause of the famine.

March of the Penguins [DVD] or [Blu-ray]
See the journey as each March, emperor penguins walk and slide hundreds of miles across Antarctica, single file, to find the perfect mate.

Animal World. Penguins and seals & sea lions [DVD]
Live action footage of penguins, seals, and sea lions in their natural habitats, combined with clips from Disney's animated films.

Emperor Penguin from National Geographic Kids
Fun facts, maps, great photos and activities about penguins. For even more, type “penguin” in their search box.

Fun Penguin Facts for Kids from Science Kids Pick up some penguin trivia here.

African Penguin from Animal Fact Guide
Learn about the African Penguin, which brays like a donkey!

Here Come the Rockhoppers! from National Wildlife Federation Kids
Read "5 reasons why rockhoppers are the rock stars of the penguin world!"