BookHounds #1 ‘Ella and Penguin Stick Together’

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Megan Maynor and Gianna hang out to talk about Ella and Penguin Stick Together with you.  See below for all the show notes.

Please forgive the technical difficulties at the beginning of the scope.  Bear with us because the discussion becomes really interesting.

Megan MaynorShow Notes (some affiliate links included):

Welcome and Introduction

We read Ella and Penguin Stick Together by permission of HarperCollins Publishing.

BookHounds Discussion Questions (courtesy of Sarah MacKenzie of Read Aloud Revival):

How are Ella and Penguin the same and different?

Who was the bravest?  Who was the most determined?  Who changed the most?

What other story does this one remind you of?

Conversation of the creation of Ella and Penguin 

Megan’s Book Loves

Adult Book Recommendation: Big Magic

Magic Lessons the Podcast by Elizabeth Gilbert

Children’s Book Recommendations: Wolfie the Bunny, Once Upon an Alphabet, Punk Skunks, Chicken Lily, Worm Loves Worm, Frankencrayon

Anne Bogel’s Modern Mrs. Darcy’s  2016 Book Challenge

Read Aloud Revival Read Aloud Challenge

Megan’s family and picture book philosophy

Gianna’s suggestion of Animalia by Graeme Base

National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature by Children’s Book Council and Library of Congress Gene Luen Yang

Gianna’s love for China and her dad’s name.  Did you catch it?

Have fun!  Enjoy your very own private BookHounds meeting.


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About the author

Gianna Kordatzky

I am married to the craziest, most awesome man I know. We have four kids--Ranging in ages from 5-10. You can learn more about my life as a mother and wife at .

I love to throw parties and be with friends. I love to read my Bible and grow closer to God. I love to eat and exercise. I have learned to love coffee.
And I could really use a nap.

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