___Giant Peach Yodel illustrated by Barry Root: A great big tale about peach pickin’ fun. Join Tall Papa Tom, Pretty Mama May, Little Buddy Earl, and the rest of the bunch as they head to the Peach Pickin’ Festival. Little Buddy Earl yodels each time they pass a field, but what’s the use of that? His yodel soon comes in handy when he turns a tiny peach into the largest in the land! Complete with a recipe for peach cobbler, this tale about teamwork proves that sometimes the smallest person can be the biggest help. Pelican Publishing Company ISBN-978-1-58980-980-2: Retail price: $16.99.
___The Green Mother Goose: Saving the World One Rhyme at a Time (Co-written with David Davis) Mother Goose has gone green and this playful picture book invites kids to join the fun. In these delightful “recycled” rhymes, Old Mother Hubbard shops with cloth grocery bags; Old King Coal is a better old soul, working to keep our skies smoke-free; and Hickety, Pickety is now a cage-free hen! Sterling Publishing Company ISBN 978-1-4027-6525-4. Retail price: $14.95.
___ Way Out West on My Little Pony: “This addition to Peck’s collection is a natural for a rowdy prairie-themed story time.” -Sharon M. Lawler, librarian, Universal City, Texas. Children mosey down a Western trail in this adorable rhyming story, as Jan Peck introduces a variety of Western critters to her young readers in this fun and lighthearted adventure, racing roadrunners, stinky skunks, and digging armadillos come out to play. Pelican Publishing Company ISBN-10: 1589806972: Retail price: $16.99.
___Pirate Treasure Hunt! In this interactive picture book, Captain Dare invites children on a treasure hunt they won’t ever forget. This crew of pirates are searching for treasure more valuable than gold! Pelican Publishing Company ISBN: 1-58980-549-6. Retail price: $15.95.
___The Giant Carrot illustrated by Barry Root: “Best Children’s Book of the Year” for 1998! –Bank Street College! Starred Review in School Library Journal! Named to the 1999-2000 PA Young Readers’ Choice Award Master List. Named to the 1999-2000 Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award Master List. Named to the 2000-2001 Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award. Dial Books for Young Readers, Penguin/Putnam ISBN 0803718233. Retail price: $16.99.
___Chicken Soup for the Kid’s Soul: 101 stories from various authors, including one from Jan Peck: #1 on Publisher’s Weekly Children’s Non-fiction Bestseller’s List! Winner of Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Award “FAVORITE BOOK OF THE YEAR” Please note “tough issues” are dealt with in this book. Health Communications: ISBN: 1558746099. Retail price: $14.95.
___Way Down Deep in the Deep Blue Sea: Way down deep in the deep blue sea, there’s a lot to find. I guarantee! Come on! Be brave! Just follow me! And let’s explore the deep blue sea! For the youngest scientist. Written in rhythm and rhyme. Awesome illustrations! Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ISBN: 0-689-85110-3. Retail price: $15.95.
___Way Up High in a Tall Green Tree: PBS Teachers Source Science list and 2005-2006 Golden Spur Award nominee. Explore the rainforest and see some awesome animals. For the youngest scientist. Written in rhythm and rhyme and fun to read. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1416900713. Retail price: $15.95.
—– Way Far Away on a Wild Safari: Grab your binoculars and follow me. Let’s travel far away on a wild safari. There are lots of fun trails! Many sights to see! As we hike, hike, hike, on this wild safari. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ISBN: 1416900721. Retail price: $15.95.