There may be more books on penguins than just about any other bird (except chickens), which provides a great opportunity to talk about penguins and Antarctica. For a craft project, make these paper plate penguins that rock back and forth: https://thepinterestedparent.com/2017/11/rocking-paper-plate-penguins/
Bentley, Tadgh. Little Penguin and the Lollipop. Little Penguin eats his friend Ken’s lollipop and does his best to apologize.
Boynton, Sandra. Your Personal Penguin. In this song/story, a hippo wonders why a penguin wants to be his friend.
Gravois, Jeanne. Quickly, Quigley! Everyone urges on a slow-moving penguin with the repeated title phrase.
Lester, Helen. Tacky the Penguin. Tacky the unusual penguin outwits some hunters.
Messer, Claire. Grumpy Pants. With the repeated word “grumpy,” this story of a penguin will get the audience involved.
Portis, Antoinette. A Penguin Story. A penguin looks for something that is not black, white, or blue.
Proimos, James. Waddle! Waddle! Storytime listeners will call out the repeated title, in this story of a penguin looking for his friend.
Rylant, Cynthia. Little Penguins. Five penguins play in the snow in this lively story with a very brief text.
Yoon, Salina. Penguin on Vacation. Penguin longs for the sunny beach, but is ready to go back home at the end of his vacation.