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Peek-a-who?by Nina Laden
Synopses & Reviews
and#160;Recognizing and labeling animals has never been so geometrically inspired! Young children will delight in the usual suspects (bunny, pig, frog, chicken, monkey, and lion) depicted in a whole new way. The elements of each zoomed-in face provide only a subtle hint of the animalsand#8217; identities, inviting children (and adults!) to stretch the boundaries of what defines an animal image. The simple question-and-answer format provides immediate gratification for even the shortest attention spans.
Praise for Up Close
"Wegerif does a remarkable job of capturing each creatureand#8217;s essence in a few simple shapes and bright nursery colors."
and#151;Publishers Weekly, starred review
"The text, written in a clear, blocky type, encourages a guessing game."
"In this inventive board book, colorful, abstract illustrations invite young listeners to participate in a guessing game. Recommended with extra enthusiasm for its ingenuity and high-quality art."
and#151;School Library Journal
The reader can look through die-cut pages for a visual clue to complete a game of peek-a-boo. Full color illustrations plus a mylar mirror. 11 spreads.
Scholastic Magazine's 100 Greatest Books for Kids
Nearly a million copies in print!
Colorful pictures and simple rhyming texts help children guess what's peeking through the die-cut windows in this delightful board book. The anticipation of what's hiding on the next page and the bright, engaging illustrations will keep curious babies and toddlers guessing and giggling all the way to the surprise ending.
And don't forget to check out the Peek-a Who Matching Game!
More than 800,000 copies sold!
With peek-a-boo windows, bright colors and simple guessing rhymes, this playful board book is perfect for curious babies and toddlers. Also, check out the long-awaited companion board book, Peek-a Zoo!
About the Author
Nina Laden grew up in the New York City area. The daughter of two artists, she studied illustration at Syracuse University. She is the author and illustrator of The Night I Followed the Dog, also published by Chronicle Books.
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