Peeper The Kinkajou

Summary:

As the sun sets, Peeper heads out to visit wit his other nocturnal friends in the rain forest. Tonight he wants to find something different to do.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

The rhyming scheme makes it fun to read aloud and easy for little ears to digest. The illustrations complement the story nicely (except for the Jaguar jail).

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

After two readings, this book was part of the daily must-haves at nap time, and often in the evening.

Parent Reaction

The story moves fast and is packed with lots of tidbits about the animals' behaviors. It's attractiveness is likely due in part to Zaboomafu, which is wildly popular in our house!

Type of Book:
This is a book for learning about the habits of rainforest animals, as well as their habitat.
Educational Themes:

Both parents and kids will learn about the habitat and behavioral habits of nocturnal animals in the rain forest.

Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
2 to 8
Age of child:
Started reading with child at 2½ years old.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy! If you have an animal lover in your house, you'll want this story in the collection. It's nice to have a great story with learning value, too.

Title Peeper the Kinkajou
Author Peter Parente
Publisher Tree of Life Publishing © 2004
Illustrators Michael Graham
ISBN 097450520X
Material Hard Cover
Cost $15.95
Genres Nature
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