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Penny Platicorn: I'm Special Just The Way I Am

April & Jackson Jones

Book Description

April & Jackson Jones, authors of Reverie: I Believe In Me, bring a not-so-unicorn character to the table in this magical and colorful children's book about belonging.

Penny is a platypus who does not quite fit in.  One day, she decides to start dressing like other animals to find a group of creatures like her.  Putting everything from a makeshift tortoise shell on her back to a unicorn horn on her head, Penny discovers that being herself may be the most powerful tool of all.

Book Info

Authors: April & Jackson Jones

Release Date: June 4th, 2024

Tags: Fiction, Children's Books

ISBN (Paperback): 978-1-958373-08-8

ISBN (Hardback): 978-1-958373-09-5

ISBN (Ebook): 978-1-958373-10-1

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A Curious Peek


Meet Penny!

Penny wants to make new friends, but she is not quite sure where to start! If only she could just find a way to fit in...

Friends, Friends, and More Friends!



Penny travels far and wide looking for the perfect animals to befriend. How many types of Penny can you find?



Out of all the creatures Penny pretends to be, the most magical is a unicorn! The unicorns act as a guide for Penny in embracing herself. Unicorns are pretty great at being unique!


Animal Friends

Penny meets many animals on her journey. Some are silly, some are friendly, and some are very confused by the mysterious platypus who mimics them.


Secret Creatures

Hidden animals and creatures hide on almost every page of Penny's journey! If you look very closely, you may find some unexpected friends along the way.

Inside you will find...

Penny Platicorn: I'm Special Just The Way I Am is a colorful and magical children's book containing:

  • Funny facial features and silly situations

  • Pages full of characters and other tiny details

  • A sound message of accepting oneself and not trying to impress others

  • A platypus and unicorns!  What more could you ask for?


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