Peter thinks his house is noisy until the village wise man teaches him a lesson in perspective.
“This is a funny book, a very funny book.”—Publishers Weekly “The too-crowded house of a familiar old tale becomes a too noisy house in this entertaining picture-book story.”—Booklist
About the Author
Ann McGovern has written more than fifty books for children. An avid traveler, Ms. McGovern has been to every continent, including Antarctica!
Simms Taback is the Caldecott Award-winning illustrator of Joseph Had a Little Overcoat. He has illustrated nearly forty books for children, two of which were New York Times Best Illustrated selections.
"A simple repetitive tale, equally suitable for noisy participation and for settling down to 'a very quiet dream.'" Kirkus Reviews