Mr. Peek and the Misunderstanding at the Zoo (Hardcover)

By Kevin Waldron, Kevin Waldron (Illustrator)

Templar, 9780763645496, 48pp.

Publication Date: May 11, 2010

List Price: 15.99*
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Poor old Mr. Peek the zookeeper has a bad start to his day. Will he notice what has gone wrong, or will he spread confusion throughout the zoo? (All ages)

When Mr. Peek puts on his son’s jacket by mistake, he starts to air all his insecurities as he goes on his daily rounds at the zoo. But unbeknownst to Mr. Peek, all the animals think he is talking about them! How will the unfortunate misunderstanding be cleared up? This debut picture book from a stunning new talent—winner of a Bologna Ragazzi Award—combines hilarious, distinctive illustrations with a fantastic story about how easily insecurities can spread.

About the Author

Kevin Waldron loves to draw animal characters, so when his sketchbook became a paper zoo, he created Mr. Peek to take care of them all. He lives in London.

Praise For Mr. Peek and the Misunderstanding at the Zoo

"Mr. Peek is a winner. . . .Witty, dramatic and clever, it’s a good way of conveying the way that children too can misunderstand what adults say." — Times, The (UK)