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Possum and the Peeper

Possum and the Peeper

by Anne Hunter Illustrated by Anne Hunter
Peep Peep Peep Possum opened one small eye. What was that noise? One by one, sleeping animals reluctantly awake to a peeping racket. Snug and warm in the midst of his winter's nap, Possum is roused by a small peep, peep, peep. In cranky morning fashion he is determined to find out who has so rudely awakened him. He and his friends, a bear, a muskrat, and a couple of catbirds, who also want the racket to stop, set out to find the surprising source of all the commotion. Soon, though, with the sun shining down warm on their feathers and fur, they realize it wasn't so bad to be rousted out of bed after all. Ann Hunter's glowing art has all the delicacy of the season she celebrates in this whimsical tale of new beginnings.
Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
2.6
Lexile Measure
510L
DRA
20
Guided Reading
L
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Animal Stories

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