From Publishers Weekly
A small boy follows a coded message to find his birthday surprise. PW noted that this book introduces "pattern recognition, matching shapes, map-reading, and directional relationships in full-color pages that allow preschoolers to participate fully in the enticing adventure."
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About the Author
Eric Carle is a virtuoso of picture books for young children, known especially for The Grouchy Ladybug, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, From Head to Toe, Do You Want to Be My Friend?, The Secret Birthday Message, The Mixed Up Chameleon, Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too?
and many others.Mr. Carle lives with his wife in Northampton, MA.