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Book Title:

Three Cheers for Tacky


Helen Lester

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Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.:

This story takes place in a “nice icy land”. It is a cold place with icebergs and water to swim in. This is a place where Tacky the penguin lives.

List all of the main characters in the book, and share a little bit of information about each character.:

Tacky; a very “odd” bird. Tacky’s five companions (who are penguins).

If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about it. Otherwise, write three sentences about your favorite part of the book.:

There was going to be a”Great Penguin Cheering Contest”. Tacky and his companions were going to enter. The problem was Tacky was not ready to perform no matter how much he practiced.

If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about how the problem was solved. If there was not problem, write three sentences about what you would have liked to have seen in the book that the author did not include.:

Tacky and his companions bravely went on stage to do their performance. It didn’t take long for Tacky to make a mistake. Except his mistake gave everybody a big laugh.

How did this book make you feel? Write three (3) sentences describing the feelings you had, when reading the book.:

This book made me feel glorious. It has a nice ending to it and some funny parts. When I read a book about Tacky it never gets old.

Star Rating:


Write three (3) sentences describing why you gave this book this rating.:

I gave the book this rating because I like the illustrations. I also like how the book describes the penguins living in a nice icy land. This book also makes me feel super because Tacky makes me laugh.

"Three Cheers for Tacky" by Helen Lester