Then, the captain called the Happy Wacky family
into the Radio Room. He turned on his computer and video conferenced his
company. The penguins were astonished that this could be done. After this
meeting, the captain asked Happy Wacky, his entire family, and other
penguins to come back to America with them. The Wacky Family, being very
adventurous, liked the idea, but not the rest of the penguins.
So Happy Wacky and his family set fourth in
preparation for the big trip on this very large ship. They packed all of
their belongings and said goodbye to their penguin friends. They felt so
sad to leave them behind, but they knew they were going on a wonderful
As the ship docked in New York City, the penguins
became very excited. They looked so cute in their new outfits the crew
members made for them.
A great ticker-tape parade on 5th
Avenue was held in honor of the Happy Wacky family. They rode in a big
open limousine so everyone could see them. The crowd went wild with joy
and disbelief at the beautifully dressed penguins.
Then on to City Hall, where the mayor presented
them with the key to the city. In return, Happy Wacky gave the mayor a
statue of a penguin, carved of black stone. The rest of the day, the mayor
showed them the city museum.
they went out to dinner at the Fulton Fish Market. Trouble started when
Dolphin Fish was served to the penguins. Happy Wacky refused the fish,
thinking that it was really dolphin. The owner explained that it’s a
regular fish, and not a dolphin, but it just happens to have the same
name. The crowd cheered them on and the television reporters and the press
captured every minute.
Now, Happy Wacky and his family needed a hotel
room because they were tired from a long and exciting day. He was given a
very fine room. The next morning at breakfast, the penguins were invited
to go on a cross country tour of America in a luxury train. Happy Wacky
and his family were so excited. After a day of shopping and sightseeing in
New York City, they were finally ready with their new outfits for their
tour of America.
Early next morning, a limousine picked up Happy
Wacky and his family to take them to the train station. In their new
outfits, Happy Wacky and his wife Persy felt like 10 feet tall. Grandma
and Grandpa Wacky, as they were almost 4 feet tall, were tall enough to
see out the window. The scenery made them happy. Uncle No-no did not think
the air conditioner was high enough, Aunt Money Penny liked reading the
stock reports, and the two teenagers liked playing and talking to other
kids on the train.