Peepo!

Peepo!

Book rating: 05 Board book

By (author) Janet Ahlberg, By (author) Allan Ahlberg

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  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Format: Board book | 34 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 168mm x 12mm | 222g
  • Publication date: 7 April 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0141337427
  • ISBN 13: 9780141337425
  • Illustrations note: chiefly col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 256

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"Peepo!" is the much-loved picture book classic by Janet and Allan Ahlberg. "Peepo!" is a modern classic that continues to delight generations of babies and toddlers and their parents. Look through the holes to spot details from the wonderful illustrations. "Peepo!" A perfect gift for new babies and parents, this board book edition is perfect for little hands. Here's a little baby. One, two three. Standing in his cot. What does he see? "Peepo!" has become a classic for babies and toddlers. It follows a baby through the day in a style full of wit, charm and ingenuity. A series of holes peeping through to the next page leads the child on to the next stage in the day, giving a hint of what is to come. Praise for "Peepo!": "The best book ever published for babies". ("Books for Your Children"). "Surely no one - baby, child or adult - could fail to enjoy "Peepo!"" ("Sunday Telegraph"). "A book to last a lifetime ...this is a perfect book for sharing". ("Nursery World"). Allan Ahlberg has published over 100 children's books and with his late wife Janet, created many award-winning children's picture books. The Baby's Catalogue was inspired by their daughter, Jessica. The Ahlbergs' books are nursery bookshelf standards and have been the recipient of worldwide acclaim and awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal. Look out for these other classics by Allan Ahlberg: "Burglar Bill"; "Cops and Robbers"; "The Baby's Catalogue"; "The One and Only Two Heads"; "Son of a Gun"; "The Little Worm Book"; "Two Wheels Two Heads"; "Funny Bones"; "A Pair of Sinners"; "Happy Families"; "Peepo!"; "The Ha Ha Bonk Book"; "Help Your Child to Read"; "Ten in a Bed"; "Please mrs Butler"; "Daisy Chains"; "Yum Yum"; "Playmates"; "Foldaways"; "Woof"; "The Cinderella Show"; "The Jolly Postman"; "The Jolly Christmas Postman"; "The Jolly Pocket Postman"; "The Clothes Horse and Other Stories"; "The Mighty Slide"; "Starting School"; "Heard it in the Playground"; "The Bear Nobody Wanted"; "It was a Dark and Stormy Night"; "The Giant Baby"; "Baby Sleeps"; "Blue Buggy"; "Doll and Teddy"; "See the Rabbit"; "Please Mrs Butler"; "The Better Brown Stories"; and "The Boyhood of Burglar Bill".

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Janet and Allan Ahlberg were one of Britain's most successful artist/author teams. From 1975 until shortly before Janet's death in 1994, they created many acclaimed picture books. Allan taught for some years before becoming a full-time writer and Janet studied Graphic Design and became an illustrator. EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and THE JOLLY CHRISTMAS POSTMAN were both Greenaway Medal winners. PEEPO! won the Best Books For Babies Award in 1985. Allan Ahlberg lives in Leicestershire.

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By Diana Boswarva 26 Sep 2013 5

My mother bought this book last Christmas, for my then 17 month old daughter, as she had fond memories of reading it to me when I was small. 'Peepo' has proven itself to be a classic and is highly recommended for every child's bookshelf. The illustrations, rhyme and rhythm are comfortingly familiar and my daughter giggles in anticipation for the 'peepo' moment. I would recommend that this book is purchased in board book format for little hands.