Peek-A-Boo Haiku

Peek-A-Boo Haiku (board book)
by Danna Smith
illustrated by Tegan White
published by Little Simon
Ages: Baby & up
ISBN-13 ‏: ‎ 978-1665926461

This poetic lift-the-flap board book features haiku about hidden woodland animals, plus flaps that reveal those animals!

Warm breezes blowing,
pond open for summer fun—
slip, slide, belly ride!
(Peek-a-boo, OTTER!)

Each haiku in this lift-the-flap board book will have readers guessing the animal it describes—with the answer revealed under a flap on each page! With lovely text, sweet illustrations, and cute creatures, this lyrical and interactive book is a joy to read!


Learn how to write a Haiku with this easy and fun worksheet or look for hidden animals in this downloadable Peek-A-Boo Haiku Memory Game for younger readers.

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Awards and Accolades

“The haiku are lovely read-alouds, full of alliteration and descriptive language and imagery. The thoughtfulness of the writing sets this one apart.”—Kirkus (read the full review here).

* “A quiet book that introduces so much in an elegant fashion; poetry that is also lovely natural science.” —School Library Journal starred review (read the full review here).

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