The Pea in Peanut Butter
Paperback: 36 pages (large print)
Paperback: 54 pages (large print)
Written by Allyn Stotz
Illustrated by Valerie Bouthyette
Target Age: 3 to 6 year old kids
The Pea in Peanut Butter, the debut children’s picture book for author Allyn Stotz, features the adorable little Kailee. Kailee loves “the super duper, gummy yummy, sticky lickin’, and belly rubbin’ taste of peanut butter.” Of course, it’s no wonder she loves it. Peanut butter is tasty stuff! Unfortunately, Kailee loves it so much that many other foods, especially green ones like peas, get bypassed in favor of her beloved peanut butter. Until…
Kailee’s hungry tummy wakes her and she heads to the pantry for a snack. Instead of the fruit roll-up her mommy suggested, Kailee reaches for a jar of that dreamy creamy peanut butter. While she struggles to open the jar, the door slams, and Kailee is trapped in the pantry. A squeaky voice lets her know she’s not alone. Who is talking? All Kailee sees is a pantry full of food. Young readers will find themselves pulled into a magical world where foods of all colors come to life and teach Kailee (and them) that it’s fun, tasty, and good for your health to eat a variety of foods.
Check out this fun video trailer for a sneak peek inside the book:
Note from Jo: I always test my toy and book reviews on my two kids to get an accurate reading on how well children respond to the product. I have a 10-year-old and 6-year-old, and The Pea in Peanut Butter was a hit with both of them! When I asked each of the girls separately to share a favorite part of the story, the answer was the same. The scene in the pantry when the food comes to life was magical, fun, and got their attention. Whether your kids are picky eaters or not, this book is one they will want to read time and time again! The well-written and imaginative story by Allyn Stotz and the vivid and attention-getting drawings by Valerie Bouthyette are a perfect pairing.
How can I get a copy of The Pea in Peanut Butter?
We’re glad you asked! There are a few different ways you can get this book for kids.
- Visit Allyn’s blog to purchase it. You can even get an autographed copy of The Pea in Peanut Butter if you contact her via her blog and ask for it!
- Click one of the Amazon widgets below and go directly to the purchase page.
DISCLOSURE OF MATERIAL CONNECTION:
Creative Kids Ideas received a copy of The Pea in Peanut Butter in exchange for this honest book review.