Way Far Away on a Wild Safari

Illustrated by Valeria Petrone

About The Book

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.

About The Author

Jan Peck has written stories and articles in Highlights for Children, Boys' Life, Humpty Dumpty, and Turtle magazines. In adition, she is the author of The Giant Carrot, illustrated by Barry Root, and her story "The Perfect Dog" is in the best-selling book Chicken Soup for the Kid's Soul. Her previous picture book with Simon & Schuster is Way Down Deep in the Deep Blue Sea. She resides in Texas.

About The Illustrator

Valeria Petrone has illustrated several books for children, including Ducks in Muck by Lori Haskins, Say Cheese! by Nancy Smiler Levinson, and Uh-Oh! by Marion Dane Bauer. She is the illustrator for Plumply, Dumply Pumpkin by Mary Serfozo and, most recently, illustrated Way Down Deep in the Deep Blue Sea. She currently lives in Italy.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 1, 2006)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416900726
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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