New Release Books by Bill Peet

Bill Peet is the author of Capyboppy (2009), Fly Homer Fly (2009), Farewell to Shady Glade (2009), Encore for Eleanor (2009), How Droofus the Dragon Lost His Head (2009) and other 39 books.

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Capyboppy

release date: Jul 10, 2009
Capyboppy
A California family raises a capybara, a large South American rodent, and learns to cope with its likes, dislikes, and unique personality

Fly Homer Fly

release date: Jul 10, 2009
Fly Homer Fly
Sparky, a city sparrow, convinces Homer, a simple farm pigeon, that he should leave his dull country life and go to Mammoth City

Farewell to Shady Glade

release date: Jul 10, 2009
Farewell to Shady Glade
Forced to leave their old home, sixteen animals decide to take a train ride to search for a new one.

Encore for Eleanor

release date: Jul 10, 2009
Encore for Eleanor
Eleanor, a star performing elephant, refuses to become a has-been after a fall from her stilts and fights her way back to the limelight

How Droofus the Dragon Lost His Head

release date: Feb 20, 2009
How Droofus the Dragon Lost His Head
A kindly dragon, with an aversion to killing insects for dinner, grows into a monster as a result of his vegetarian diet

Cock-A-Doodle Dudley

release date: Mar 01, 1993
Cock-A-Doodle Dudley
Dudley the rooster''s ability to make the sun rise with his crowing is questioned by a spiteful goose, whose malice almost destroys the popular rooster.

Cyrus the Unsinkable Sea Serpent

release date: Apr 01, 1995
Cyrus the Unsinkable Sea Serpent
Cyrus, a shy and friendly sea serpent, finally realizes his dream by heroically helping some voyagers through a storm and foiling some dastardly pirates.

Jethro and Joel Were a Troll

release date: Apr 01, 1990
Jethro and Joel Were a Troll
Jethro and Joel, a two-headed troll, goes on a rampage through the countryside.

Zella, Zack and Zodiac

release date: Oct 01, 1989
Zella, Zack and Zodiac
A zebra named Zella adopts and cares for a baby ostrich, who has hatched all alone. When Zella gives birth to a rather awkward baby, the now-grown ostrich saves the zebra colt from a lion and protects him until he is on his own.

The Kweeks of Kookatumdee

release date: Oct 01, 1988
The Kweeks of Kookatumdee
For the flightless birds on the island of Kookatumdee, the ploppa tree is their only source of food. When Jed grabs more than his share of ploppolop, little Quentin goes to battle against the oversized bully. Full color.

Pamela Camel

release date: Apr 01, 1986
Pamela Camel
Pamela Camel isn''t much of a circus performer, but preventing a train from derailing makes her a hero.

The Gnats of Knotty Pine

release date: Oct 01, 1984
The Gnats of Knotty Pine
The smallest creatures of Knotty Pine Forest avert the horrors of the hunting season in a very "sportsgnatlike" way.

Cowardly Clyde

release date: Mar 01, 1984
Cowardly Clyde
For a war horse, Clyde is an abysmal coward, but he finally decides that even if he isn''t brave he can at least act brave.

Merle the High Flying Squirrel

release date: Oct 01, 1983
Merle the High Flying Squirrel
Unhappy about the noise and clutter of the city, a squirrel travels west to find peace and quiet in the forest of giant trees he has heard about. "Enjoyable to the last second." -- Children''s Book Review Service

No Such Things

release date: Jan 01, 1983
No Such Things
Describes in rhyme a variety of fantastical creatures such as the blue-snouted Twumps, the pie-faced Pazeeks, and the fancy Fandangos. "Peet introduces a hilarious array of characters reminiscent of those who inhabit Dr. Seuss''s books." -- Booklist

The Luckiest One of All

The Luckiest One of All
Wishing to be a bird, a little boy learns that there are benefits and drawbacks to every condition and that being a little boy may be the best of all. "A great favorite of young readers, for very good reasons, Peet is at his most inventive and astonishing best in his new book." -- Publishers Weekly

The Caboose who Got Loose

The Caboose who Got Loose
Tired of always being jerked and jolted along the tracks in last place, Katy Caboose devises a clever plan for solving all of her travel woes.

The Spooky Tail of Prewitt Peacock

The Spooky Tail of Prewitt Peacock
When Prewitt''s tail feathers grow to resemble a monstrous face, the other peacocks banish him from the flock.

Buford the Little Bighorn

release date: Mar 01, 1983
Buford the Little Bighorn
For use in schools and libraries only. The story of an awkward and scrawny mountain sheep with oversized horns who escapes the hunters to become the sensation of a ski resort.

Eli

Eli
A proud but decrepit lion learns a lesson about friendship from the vultures he despises.

Big Bad Bruce

Big Bad Bruce
Bruce, a bear bully, never picks on anyone his own size until he is diminished in more ways than one by a small but very independent witch. "Another animal fantasy that children will enjoy again and again." -- Booklist

Huge Harold

release date: Oct 01, 1982
Huge Harold
Harold the rabbit grows to the dimensions that help him to an astonishing and wonderful achievement.

The Wump World

The Wump World
A clever parable built on the subject of pollution and the waste of natural resources.

Bill Peet

release date: Jul 01, 2009
Bill Peet
"An excellent blend of verbal and visual social history and self-revelation." --Kirkus

Countdown to Christmas

release date: Jun 01, 1986

Hostage Negotiation Training Manual: a CSC Perspective

release date: Jan 01, 1987
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