Elizabeth Cody Kimmel in her book My Penguin Osbert explains the frustration a young boy has had in previous attempts at asking Santa for Christmas presents. This year, he decides to be very specific in his letter to Santa. He wants a pet penguin. Not a stuffed penguin, but a real one, from Antarctica.
What happens when he receives a real penguin causes many problems for this young boy. He learns that maybe he should ask for something else that is not so much work. He finds a solution for his problem and looks forward to next Christmas. What could go wrong with a boy and a ..., well, I shouldn't spoil the ending for you.
Merry Christmas in July!
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