If a book can be called adorable I would have to vote for this one, A Mountain of Friends. Kerstin Schoene both author and illustrator has created a heart-warming book about friendship, sharing and kindness. A young penguin is sad because even though he is a bird he is faced with an insurmountable problem, he can’t fly. You can’t help but smile as the animals work together to make this penguin happy. The animal’s personalities are reflected in the illustrations as you feel the love and warmth they have for their friend, penguin. Your child will enjoy some of the unique pages in this book as the penguin is able to reach the top of his world. A must read for ages Pre – K through seond grade.