Possum and the Peeper
Anne Hunter, Author and Illustrator
1998, Houghton Mifflin
isbn: 0395846315, isbn-13: 9780395846315
Possum is awakened from his winter sleep by a loud peeping. He sets out to find the culprit with various woodland friends. The peeper turns out to be a small frog heralding in the spring, and they all agree that it is indeed fine to be out in the new year.
"This book should be the first sign of spring in classrooms across the country."
— School Library Journal, starred review
"Hunter scores again as she trumpets in the season, rousting her entrancing characters from a long rest."
— Publisher's Weekly, starred review