Peek-a-Boo Board Book

Peek-a-Boo Board Book

by Allan Ahlberg, Janet Ahlberg

Board Book

$7.99
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Overview

“Perfectly tuned for a first-book experience.”—Booklist

Peek-a-boo, I see you!

Baby peeks through holes cut in sturdy board book pages. The perfect way for very young children to play along with the classic game of peek-a-boo!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780670871926
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 09/28/1997
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 154,154
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 6.63(h) x 0.52(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 2 Years

About the Author

Allan Ahlberg, a former teacher, postman, plumber's mate, and gravedigger, is in the super-league of children's writers. He has published over 100 children's books and, with his late wife, Janet, created such award winning picture books as Each Peach Pear Plum and The Jolly Postman—both winners of the Kate Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction. Ahlberg lives in Bath, England.

Janet Ahlberg and her husband Allan created many acclaimed picture books from 1975 to 1994. She studied graphic design before becoming an illustrator. Each Peach Pear Plum and The Jolly Christmas Postman won Kate Greenaway Medals and Peepo! won Parents Magazine's Best Books For Babies Award. Janet Ahlberg passed away in 1994.

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Peek-a-Boo Board Book 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
MercerMom More than 1 year ago
A relative from England gave us this book for our baby. Both our kids loved the "peek-a-poo" theme and the extremely engaging narrative pictures. I love that it's showing life in a different era, which became a topic of discussion as the kids got a little older. I don't know why this book doesn't seem quite as successful as the big hit board books, as it's so charming and small kids really love having it read to them.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My toddler adores this book and can read it by heart. The pictures are delightful!!! A classic for years to come.
Guest More than 1 year ago
We cannot put this book down. My daughter loves to count as I read and knows exactly when to say 'Peek a boo'. We try to find the pictures through the die cut hole in each page. It is a fun and interactive book for both my children. My four year old has it memorized and reads it to her sister.
conuly on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This book is, I believe, a British import. The language has changed to be more consistent with American usage, though.My nieces love this book, they love counting "One, two, three - PEEK-A-BOO!" with me and pointing at things through the cut-out holes in the book. I don't have any problems with the book (except one scene where, confusingly, the image shown in a mirror in no way reflects what's really going on. Very odd, and I wonder if the mirror was originally intended to be a photograph), however some people might have trouble explaining some of the more old-fashioned imagery.Many of us nowadays are going back to hanging clothes outside, so that's all right, and a clothes-horse for indoor drying is okay, and a bucketful of coal is explainable, and... well, it does add up. If you have a very inquisitive sort of child, you might get tired of answering all their questions, that's all. (On the other hand, knowledge of different things broadens the mind.)So I took off one single star.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago