Some books that are childhood favourites are still around and as popular as ever today.
is one of them.
The playful rhymes and classic illustrations make this an enjoyable read for any child. The authors use a repetitive chorus that children will find fun and easy to learn.
was first published in 1981, the book is about a day in the life of a baby – from waking in his cot, to being put to bed at night by his parents. Each scene starts with what the baby is doing, and then focuses on what he can see happening around him.
The cut-out windows provide tactile stimulation, allowing your child to ‘peep’ through to the next page and see what the baby sees.
The book is wonderfully illustrated, depicting detailed scenes from the 1940’s. You and your child will enjoy searching each page for the objects mentioned in the story.
About the author
Janet and Allan Ahlberg are an English husband and wife team who produced many popular children’s books. Allan wrote the stories and Janet brought them to life with her illustrations.
Although Peepo! is one of the more popular books, they are also famous for other children’s books such as Burglar Bill, Each Peach Pear Plum and The Baby’s Catalogue.