by Keith Baker
Not all peas are alike in this cleverly written ABC book: they are plumbers, voters,... read more
Not all peas are alike in this cleverly written ABC book: they are plumbers, voters, gigglers, and even zoologists. Pea protagonists are distinctive from page to page, and letter to letter, through changing backdrops, attire, and props. Each white page contains giant, textured letters that contrast with the tiny peas—appealing to those who enjoy searching for and studying details. Author/illustrator Keith Baker incorporates pop culture, dialogue bubbles, and color along with rhyme and humor to captivate and engage. Fictional pea descriptions easily translate to human ones, and a final invitation asking “Who are you?” encourages discussion around identity at a basic level. (Ages 3–6)
© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2011
- Text Complexity
- Lexile Level: 390L
- ATOS Reading Level: Currently Not Available
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