While others do “penguin” things, Chilly da Vinci – self-declared inventor penguin, builds machines that don’t work … yet!
When Chilly’s latest invention, the Good Bird crashes into the penguins’ home iceberg, it separates a chunk of ice and sends the penguins drifting out to sea. Can Chilly invent a machine to get them home before a hungry orca nibbles the ice away?
This book is suitable for children between 4 and 7 years of age.
The book includes an author’s note about the Leonardo da Vinci and the inventor’s early failures.
J. Rutland (Jarrett Rutland) writes and illustrates picture books and graphic novels. He’s always felt pulled toward sequential storytelling. As early as kindergarten he was using free time to write illustrated books about vampires with his best friend. And in college, his thesis was a series of comic panels. These days vampires don’t fascinate him as much as goofy mash-ups. This is his third picture book. He’s currently working on a graphic novel about his grandfather and another one about robot samurai penguins.