Richard Peck

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Peggy Sullivan

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[The advice in the title of Don't Look and It Won't Hurt] typifies the bitter wisdom of this family of losers…. [The story] is well written but concludes with few solutions and only sketchy plot development. Nevertheless, as a slice of none-too-enjoyable life, Peck's first novel will interest many readers.

Peggy Sullivan, "Junior High-Up: 'Don't Look and It Won't Hurt'," in School Library Journal, an appendix to Library Journal (reprinted from the December 15, 1972 issue of School Library Journal, published by R. R. Bowker Co./A Xerox Corporation; copyright © 1972), Vol. 97, No. 22, December 15, 1972, p. 68.

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