Nina Laden's illustrations in this simple, rhyming board book are truly magical. The format is straightforward: on alternating two-page spreads, the words "Peek a" are repeated, opposite an illustrated page with a die-cut hole, behind which lurks a cow ("MOO!"), a green ghost ("BOO!"), and a mirror (you guessed it, "YOU!"). The youngest readers will delight in trying to guess who--or what--is peeking through the window, and can easily grip the baby-fist-size holes to turn the pages for the answers. The picture of the "ZOO!" is fabulous. Through the hole, all that can be seen is a wild pattern of colors, stripes, and spots. Turn the page, and find a wild kingdom of animals, one in front of the other: peacock, zebra, penguin, cheetah, elephant, and more. Ready for more peekaboo fun? Try Nina Laden's Ready, Set, Go! . (Baby to preschool) --Emilie Coulter
PreSchool-The exuberant illustrations in this guessing-game board book will enchant infants and toddlers. A bright left-hand page with the words "Peek a" faces a right-hand page with die-cut windows through which a visual clue can be seen. Turn the page and "Peek a MOO!" reveals a black-and-white cow; "Peek a BOO!" a green ghost; "Peek a ZOO!" a crowd of animals including an elephant, giraffe, zebra, etc.; and the final puzzle, "Peek a YOU," has a mirror insert. Vibrant colors with plenty of black outlines make this a charming visual treat for the youngest patrons.
Lisa Falk, Los Angeles Public Library
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10 months baby loves it. When he crawls out of sight, I simply say peek a whoooo out loud and he comes back crawling at the light of speed!Published 2 months ago by NY
An instant favourite. The book has seen a lot of love from our baby now toddler. The mirror at the back is certainly a favourite page. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Flecken
A favourite book for my 8-month old! The illustrations are great, the pages are sturdy. He likes to bite on it too! hahaPublished 5 months ago by Sky
Seriously. This is the perfect book for babies! <1 year to <2 years old. If your baby loves peek-a-boo, get it!Published 7 months ago by Chelsey Airhart
I thought this was a clever idea for baby. But now that I have the book, I'm a bit disappointed. There's like five different peek-a-who things. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Aro