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I Am Invited to a Party by Mo Willems
I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed by Lauren Child
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LMNO Peas by Keith Baker
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Once I Was a Cardboard Box, Now I'm a Book About Polar Bears by Anton Poitier
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Ranma 1/2 Volume 01 by Rumiko Takahashi
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My Kind of Mystery Reading Challenge 2017 February - January 2017-8



F U, Penguin: Telling Cute Animals What's What: 10/14/11

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I took F U, Penguin: Telling Cute Animals What's What by Matthew Gasteier from a recent BookCrossing meeting. The book was introduced with a story of misunderstanding and embarrassmen. Being somewhat of an addict of cuteness on the internet, and a firm believer that the web is made up of cats (and possibly penguins, for those running Linux), I had to take the book home.

It became my just before bed book for about a week. My husband can attest to the fact that I laughed at nearly every page and read about a third of the book out loud to him. I don't think he quite appreciated the ridiculousness of this book but I adored it.

I wish the Fuck You, Penguin blog was still being updated but that stopped in 2009. As an alternate, I suggest Cats Where They Do Not Belong. I suggest reading FU Penguin after reading Expletive Deleted by Ruth Wajnryb.

Four stars.

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