One rainy day, Peekaboo the poi dog is feeling restless and is looking for a new game to play with. She asks her mother for guidance, leading her on an unexpected imaginary journey across the state of Hawaii.
Along the way, Peekaboo encounters wonderful people and creatures while visiting many well-known Hawaiian landmarks: From the Pali lookout to the snowy mountain top of Mauna Kea, Big Island’s highest volcano, her adventures are filled with excitement, discoveries and enjoyment.
Written in rhyme, the story of Peekaboo the Poi Dog is a great example for kids to explore their imagination and realize that it is all they need to have a great time.
This book will enchant children and parents alike.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Wendy Kunimitsu Haraguchi was born and raised on the island of Oahu. Peekaboo the Poi Dog is Wendy’s first book and was inspired by watching her daughter’s creative ways of entertaining herself with whatever happened to be nearby. Wendy enjoys reading, traveling, trying new eateries, and spending time with family and friends. She currently resides in Mililani with her husband and daughter.
ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR - Kat Uno was born and raised on Maui but currently lives on Oahu. She has always enjoyed drawing and painting since she was very young. Her first sources of inspiration were comic strips from the newspaper, cartoons and living in Hawaii. After graduating from the University of Hawaii, she worked in various creative fields. Kat now focuses her career on illustrating and designing for the children’s market.