From award-winning singer-songwriter Jamie Purnell, Proud Penguin tells the feel-good tale of a penguin whose spirits are lifted from building a new friendship with a seagull. Proud Penguin will delight and entertain families as they read and sing along to the free downloadable song and story that embodies a universal message of kindness and self- acceptance.
Jamie Purnell, award-winning songwriter and cherished educator, with Proud Penguin, has turned his talents to children's book writing. Over the past 25 years, Jamie has delighted audiences with his story-driven, acoustic folk-pop, and classrooms with his intelligent, student-centered instruction. Nicole Taylor is a recent graduate in 3D animation at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She and Jamie have collaborated before when she created a stop-motion animated music video for his song, "Boy Next Door." When Jamie approached her about an illustrated book, she accepted the challenge. Nicole is currently pursuing a career as a 3D character animator.