Peck Peck Peck by Lucy Cousins

Peck Peck Peck

Written by Lucy Cousins
Illustrated by Lucy Cousins

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Brilliant Lucy Cousins has created a fabulous new book which is full of holes! The young woodpecker is taught to peck by its father. The only trouble is…once it has learnt to peck a hole, it just can’t stop! There are holes in everything and young readers will love to explore them with their little fingers while they laugh at the ridiculous places the woodpecker has pecked. ~ Julia Eccleshare

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Peck Peck Peck by Lucy Cousins

The stunning Peck Peck Peck from multi-award-winning Lucy Cousins is now available as a board book, with colour so exuberant it leaps right off the page. Today my daddy said to me, It's time you learnt to peck a tree. Little Woodpecker has just learnt how to peck and ooh! yippee! what fun it is! Off he goes, on his first big pecking adventure, and he peck, peck, pecks his little heart out. He pecks the hat and then the mat, the tennis racket AND the jacket...just LOOK at all the holes he has made!

Comical, contemporary and original, this bouncy read-aloud book is beautifully illustrated and will capture a little one's attention with the tactile holes on every page!

This book has everything: Startling colours! Wonderful rhyme! Silly humour! HOLES!! Zoe Toft, Playing by the Book.

About the Author

Lucy Cousins

Lucy Cousins is the multi-award-winning creator of Maisy. Her unique titles fascinate toddlers with their child-like simplicity, bold outlines and vivid colours. Lucy Cousins works from her home in Hampshire, England. Oher titles include the Smarties Book Prize-winner Jazzy in the Jungle, Hooray for Fish! - which now appears in animation in Japan; the bestselling New York Times Top 10 Best Illustrated Children's Book Yummy; the critcally acclaimed I'm the Best; and more recently Peck Peck Peck, which won Best Picutre Book Awards, as well as the British Book Design and Production Award in the Children's Trade category.

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Book Info


Board book
32 pages


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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st September 2016




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