Panda-Monium at Peek Zoo

Kevin Waldron (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.99
Publisher
Templar Books
Publish Date
April 08, 2014
Pages
40
Dimensions
9.1 X 0.6 X 10.5 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780763666583
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About the Author

Kevin Waldron loves to draw animal characters, so when his sketchbook became a paper zoo, he created Mr. Peek to take care of them. His first adventure, Mr. Peek and the Misunderstanding at the Zoo, won a Bologna Ragazzi Award. Kevin Waldron lives in New York City.

Reviews

Few will be able to resist this sweet tale of adult incompetence and youthful problem-solving skills.
--Kirkus Reviews

Cheeky visual humor and a kids-save-the-day plot provide plenty of entertainment.
--Publishers Weekly

Waldron's digital illustrations combine flat patches of vivid color, painterly textures, and samples of (intentionally pixilated) photographs, arranged in dynamic composition, all with a decidedly Beatles-era British aesthetic. Each of Peek's obvious missteps is depicted, and children will enjoy searching the illustrations for more visual jokes. A final gatefold exhibits the eventual parade, complete with a hilarious promise for one last hiccup. This one packs plenty of fun for shared reading and plenty of detail for repeated, individual exploration.
--Booklist

The bungling Mr. Peek is back. After creating confusion in Mr. Peek and the Misunderstanding at the Zoo, he now plans an animal parade to celebrate a newborn panda. ... People and objects are composed of colored shapes, large and small, helping to define focal areas.
--Library Media Connection

Waldron's fun style and garish palette set a playful tone.
--The Sunday Plain Dealer