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Pear Penguin comes to Penguinate!

If you haven’t met Pear Penguin, yet, be ready for a dose of cuteness. Pear Penguin loves fall weather, colored leaves, and fresh fruit – (and fish!) Pear made me type that last part. Pear’s puffy belly always looks full, but it’s really Pear’s heart that is full of love for you.

Pear is looking for a forever family. As one of the few plush black and white penguins available for adoption, Pear is sure to add joy and friendship to your life or the life of someone you care about. Once the adoption fees are taken care of, Pear can be shipped worldwide.

Pear has been listening to Patch and taking Patch’s advice to heart. At about 6 and ¾ inches, Pear is the perfect size to take with you wherever you go.

Pear may be our newest penguin, but we have plenty of other penguins waiting for adoption. For every penguin adopted, $1 goes to the Global Penguin Society. Order your penguin today and have it in time for the holidays. (Only good through October 15 and while supplies last.)

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‘Polly Penguin Wants to Fly’ available now!

Polly Penguin Wants to Fly

We’re so excited because “Polly Penguin Wants to Fly” is available on Amazon, right now! You can get it in paperback or on Kindle! This is my 10th book.

When Polly hatches, she sees her father first and then she looks up into the sky and sees the terns. She’s immediately fascinated. Polly Penguin wants to fly, but she’s a penguin. Penguins can’t fly, can they?

I wrote this for parents to read to their older children ages four and above. It’s also for children who are beginning to read. If your child loves penguins, Polly Penguin is a good introduction to reading without pictures. The pictures are formed in your mind.

Check out “Polly Penguin Wants to Fly” now.

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Matured Penguins and Their First Swim

When I was doing research for “Polly Penguin Wants to Fly,” the above video from National Geographic played its part. This video talks about the black tips on the wings, the down washing off during the penguin’s first swim, and swimming to the north for three or four years.

All of these concepts play a part in book, which is written for four- to seven-year olds. Parents can read it to their younger children. It is fiction, and is scheduled to be released in September. “Polly Penguin Wants to Fly,” but penguins can’t fly, can they?

If you want your name in “Polly Penguin Wants to Fly,” sign up for our Patreon at any level before August 30, 2019. You’ll get a mention in the acknowledgements.

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Five for Five! Join Our Patreon today and get more Creative!

There are just five days left to get in on our five people equals one additional creativity article for Patreon Penguinators only. In other words, for every five people that join our Patreon by July 31, 2019, I will write an additional article on creativity.

In the past, we’ve had secrets of creativity revealed, steps to greater creativity illuminated, and analysis of movies and TV shows and how they relate to creativity. Many of these articles are supplemented by free content on In August, we’ve already scheduled our first article about the 1980 film “Popeye,” criticism and creativity.

Creativity isn’t the only thing you get when you join our Patreon. As a member of our team, you’ll also get a Penguin photo of the month. Last month featured Penny Penguin on a fire engine at Toon Town. She didn’t even have to fight anyone to get on! If you want more creativity in your life, join our team and we’ll build our creative lives together. Thanks!

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Warning: 6 Days Left to Join Our Patreon for Penguins and Creativity

For every 5 people that join our Patreon by July 31, I will write an extra creativity article. These articles are written to illuminate principles of creativity and to give you something to do so become more creative.

Creativity is at the heart of who we are as people. It’s the reason why humanity has survived, why it has advanced, and why we have the Internet. Creativity has taken us to the moon and is driving us to Mars. Creativity is involved in every discovery and every invention ever created by man. No matter where you go, figuratively or literally, you’ll see acts of creativity.

Unfortunately, too many people believe they aren’t creative. In truth, they’ve lived in a society that hasn’t valued their creativity. It’s time to take back your creative self and harness your creativity for a better life and world.

Our Patreon Penguinators at every level have access to articles about creativity that aren’t available elsewhere. You’ll also get discounts at our event, and penguins, or at least photos of penguins.

Life is a journey. We hope that you will decide to join ours, so that we can move forward together.

For more on positive creativity, check out “Penguinate! Essays and Short Stories.”

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Need to Be More Creative? Join Our Team within the Next 7 days

Penguins in a huddle with the number 7

Teamwork makes the dream work! By joining our Patreon before July 31, you’ll be pushing me to write more about creative. For a limited time (the next 7 days), I will write an additional article on creativity for every 5 people that join our Patreon.

The creative process is often more collaborative than is portrayed in the stories we’ve been told. Even if someone creates something in a studio with no one else around, that person has interacted with others who have shaped him or her. The idea came from somewhere. What Isaac Newton said about science (a concept traced back to Bernard of Chartres) is just as true for art: “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”

As part of our team, you are allowing Jenya and I to be more creative and to create more – books, stories and penguins. You will also be getting articles about becoming more creative. The Secrets of Creativity series on Patreon is for Patrons only. There are supplements to the series on my blog.

If you join at the $5 level, you even get to ask any question you want about the creativity process, what it takes to be more creative, and how penguins jump so high out of the water (or whatever other topic comes to mind). One article is already waiting to published August 14! Join now, bring your friends, and let’s get dangerous… creatively speaking.

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Penguinate Table (B91) on Sunday at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con 2019

Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con

For the last day of Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con 2019, the Penguinate table will have nine (9) Tiny Avengers to giveaway to the first nine people that come to the table and say “Penguinating is the power of positive creativity.” Be one of the first to make sure you get one of the Avengers in their original Kinder Egg packaging (minus the chocolate egg).

Three of our penguins were adopted on Saturday, so if you know which penguin you want, you should head over to our table and adopt it. Remember every penguin adopted at our table will allow us to donate an additional dollar to the Global Penguin Society.

Our books are still available. Our most popular titles during Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con have been “Disneyland Is Creativity” and “The Haunted Mansion Is Creativity.” “The Pirate Union” and its pirates, bureaucracy and comedy from the 1990s was also talked a lot about.

If you want a chapbook of death and ghost-related stories, Brian C. Baer has given us some copies to give away. Just let us know you want one.

Come see us at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con and find out about Russian Lobby Cards for your favorite movies in the last two years. We’re looking forward to an amazing last day!

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Saturday at the Penguinate table (B91) at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Convention

Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con

Our penguins are ready to be adopted. For Every penguin that gets adopted, we will give $1 to the Global Penguin Society.

Creativity, Disneyland, pirates, life in Far East Russia and more… If you’re a reader, we’ve got books for you.

Russian lobby cards are for people who love movies. Come find a gem for your favorite film from the last two years with these great mini-movie posters from Russia.

Penguin motivational posters are available: Believing in yourself is magic, Enjoy the journey and more. Just ask to see them.

Free stuff! If you’re just looking for free stuff, ask about Brian C. Baer’s chapbook. If you’re one of the first six people to say “Penguinating is the power of positive creativity” you’ll get a tiny Avenger figurine from the Kinder Egg collection.

We look forward to seeing you at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Convention 2019. We’re at table B91, near where the celebrities are signing autographs. at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con 2019

Preorder to ensure you get the book or penguin you want! (Preorders need to be made by May 30. Supplies are limited to stock on hand.) Join our Patreon for discounts at our table!


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