Whoo Goes There? (Hardcover)

By Jennifer A. Ericsson, Bert Kitchen (Illustrator)

Roaring Brook Press, 9781596433717, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 29, 2009



Whoo goes there? Whoo? In this mystical story of hunter and hunted, an owl listens for little creatures scurrying far below. Mouse? Squirrel? Rabbit? Or something else entirely? Stunning illustrations plus hypnotic text take readers on a suspenseful journey through night and nature.

About the Author

JENNIFER A. ERICSSON, a children's librarian, is the author of several books, including A PIECE OF CHALK, illustrated by Michelle Shapiro. SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL called it "dreamy." She lives in Concrod, New Hampshire. BERT KITCHEN has illustrated many books, including THE BREMEN TOWN MUSICIANS by Doris Orgel. Among his many honors, he has received the International Graphics Award. He lives in London.

Praise For Whoo Goes There?

“The predictive text and handsome pictures are just right for reading with preschoolers, who will surely chime in with some speculation and questions.” —Starred, School Library Journal

Kitchen’s artwork is very detailed; many of his meticulously drawn animals appear ready to walk right off the pages.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Not only an appealing ode to nighttime, this quiet story will also clue young children in to the often-unnoticed dramas of nature.” —Booklist Online