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The Monster Who Ate My Peas

Written by Danny Schnitzlein & illustrated by Matt Faulkner
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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.

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Who Wrote The Monster Who Ate My Peas

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Danny Schnitzlein

Danny Schnitzlein studied creative writing at Eckerd College and holds a BS degree from the University of Florida.

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Who Illustrated The Monster Who Ate My Peas

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Matt Faulkner

Award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Matt Faulkner has illustrated twenty-nine books and written and illustrated seven more since he began his career back in 1985. Matt is married to author and librarian Kristen Remenar.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781561455331
Publication Date:
March 1, 2010

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