Peep and Egg (Hardcover)

I'm Not Trick-or-Treating

By Laura Gehl, Joyce Wan (Illustrator)

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 9780374301224, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 9, 2016

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

Peep is so excited to go trick-or-treating with her friend Egg. She wants to visit the duck pond and the cow pasture to get treats. But Egg thinks Halloween is too scary, with frightening monsters possibly lurking everywhere! Peep tells her jokes because laughing helps you feel less scared. Egg is still not cracking. But soon Egg learns that maybe trick-or-treating is not so scary after all when you have a friend to hold on to.


About the Author

Laura Gehl is the author of several picture books, including One Big Pair of Underwear, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld. Laura has four children, three of whom waited to hatch until well past forty weeks. She and her family live in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Joyce Wan is the author and illustrator of many popular board books, including You Are My Cupcake and We Belong Together. She is also the illustrator of Sandra J. Howett's Sleepyheads. Joyce lives in New York City.


Praise For Peep and Egg: I'm Not Trick-or-Treating

“Bold colors, thick lines, and strategic use of white space and panels enhance
this preschool-friendly tale about overcoming fears (and receiving candy).”—The Horn Book

“Illustrations set a happy, playful tone and are bright, colorful, and friendly...The large illustrations and simple text make this a solid choice for a preschool storytime on Halloween.” —School Library Journal

“What’s the only thing more adorable than a Joyce Wan character? A Joyce Wan character in a Halloween costume..It’s a familiar story of opening oneself up to new experiences, but Gehl’s lighthearted dialogue and Wan’s chunky, emotive graphics keep it feeling fresh.” —Publishers Weekly