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Tom Michell: The Penguin Lessons Tom Michell: The Penguin Lessons

The ​Penguin Lessons is a unique and moving true story which has captured imaginations around the globe – for all those who dreamed as a child they might one day talk to the animals.

Tom Michell is in his roaring twenties: single, free-spirited and seeking adventure. He has a plane ticket to South America, a teaching position in a prestigious Argentine boarding school, and endless summer holidays. He even has a motorbike, Che Guevara style. What he doesn't need is a pet. What he really doesn't need is a pet penguin.

Set against Argentina's turbulent years following the collapse of the corrupt Perónist regime, this is the heart-warming story of Juan Salvador the penguin, rescued by Tom from an oil slick in Uruguay just days before a new term. When the bird refuses to leave Tom's side, the young teacher has no choice but to smuggle it across the border, through customs, and back to school. Whether it's as the rugby team's mascot, the housekeeper's confidant, the host… (tovább)

Penguin, England, 2016
226 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 9781405921800
Michael Joseph, England, 2015
240 oldal · keménytáblás · ISBN: 9780718181635

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Tom Michell: The Penguin Lessons

A Wonderful and true story about a teacher and penguin's journey in South America. Filled with historical moments from Peron's age. Delightful and interesting!

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