The Monster Who Ate My Peas

Updated
the monster who ate my peas

What do you dread eating the most? For the hero of this story, it's peas, and he thinks he's discovered a solution.

"I closed my eyes tightly and sent out a wish That the peas would somehow disappear from my dish. And something quite strange and mysterious occurred, As if somehow... somebody... somewhere had heard."

He makes a bargain with a fiendishly funny monster. First the deal is simple: the monster will eat the boy's peas in exchange for his soccer ball. But with each new encounter, the monster's demands escalate. Eventually, our hero faces a daunting decision--can he conquer his loathing for peas or will he lose his most prized possession?

Matt Faulkner's uproariously detailed illustrations and Danny Schnitzlein's Seuss-inspired verse combine to create a clever story about how far we are willing to go to avoid doing the things we hate. ---from the publisher

32 pages 978-1561455331 Ages 4-7

Keywords: humor, monsters, picky eater, food, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, great read aloud

User reviews

Have you read this book? We'd love to hear what you think. Click the button below to write your own review!