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1001 Stories Collection

Evil Emperor Penguin

1001 Evil Emperor Penguin
Added on 06th August 2020

Author Laura Ellen Anderson
First published 2015
Publisher David Fickling Books

Meet a megalomaniac penguin who wants to take over the world in this story which first appeared in the hugely popular Phoenix comic.

Story

Presented in a graphic novel/comic book style, Evil Emperor Penguin is a megalomaniac who wants to take over the world. He comes up with many evil plans along with his hapless sidekicks Eugene (a lemming) and Number 8 (an octopus), none of which work,

Why we chose it

Evil Emperor Penguin has been a firm favourite with our Extreme Reading groups.

Where it came from

He first appeared in the Phoenix comic as a weekly story.

Where it went next

Further Evil Emperor Penguin books are Evil Emperor Penguin Strikes Back (2018) and Evil Emperor Penguin ALMOST takes Over the World (2019)

Associated stories

Lauren Ellen Anderson studied illustration at University College Falmouth and has since illustrated Terry Pratchett’s Tiffany Aching series and the new cover illustrations for Enid Blyton’s The Famous Five series.

Added on 06th August 2020

Author Laura Ellen Anderson
First published 2015
Publisher David Fickling Books