Peck, Peck, Peck
Publication Date: August 6, 2013
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Comical and original, this vivacious picture book from the creator of Maisy features a lovable new character — and a novelty element that’s a hole lot of fun.
Today my daddy said to me,
"It’s time you learned to peck a tree."
Little woodpecker has just learned to peck. Yippee! He’s having so much fun that he peck-peck-pecks right through a door and has a go at everything on the other side, from the hat to the mat, the racket to the jacket, the teddy bear to a book called Jane Eyre. Children will be drawn to the young bird’s exuberance at learning a new skill — and ready to snuggle along at day’s end for a night of sweet dreams.
Lucy Cousins is the creator of the beloved Maisy series. She is also the author-illustrator of the widely acclaimed Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book, as well as I’m the Best and Hooray for Fish! Lucy Cousins lives in Hampshire, England.
While the book might sound like a one-trick pony, this not only has irresistible charm, but in Cousin’s signature fashion, there’s a lot to learn.
—Booklist (starred review)
With the bright illustrations you've come to expect from the Maisy series, this is a lovely book about a child's enthusiasm and a parent's love.
—The Huffington Post
Gentle humor, vivid colors, simple shapes and strategically placed cut-out circles will captivate little eyes, ears and fingers in Lucy Cousins' interactive new picture book...
—Fall 2013 Parents' Choice Awards
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