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Penelope, the exuberant hippo, and Tiny, her cautious mouse friend, are back in the spotlight in this book about choosing the right time to shine.


When Penelope sees the poster announcing the upcoming school talent show, she can’t wait to plan a spectacular act with her best friend, Tiny. Penelope has big ideas: Should they dance the ballet or the hula? Should they perform a scene from a play or be trapeze artists? “Oh, yes, yes!” But “Oh, no, no!” Tiny would rather just sing in the chorus. Finally, by supporting each other, the friends find the perfect way to be part of the show–and bring down the house.