You Are the Pea, and I Am the Carrot

By J. Theron Elkins; Pascal Lemaitre (Illustrator)
Abrams Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9781419708503, 32pp.

Publication Date: November 2013

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"We belong together.
Combined, we make a dish.
We re made for one another,
Cause together we re delish."
Some things in life are made for each other: peanut butter and jelly, pancakes and syrup, hot dogs and relish . . . and two best friends who together create the ultimate recipe for friendship Sweet, rhyming text and sidesplitting illustrations welcome young readers into a whimsical world of tasty combinations and tender sentiments and make them hungry for another read. Perfect for friends of any age, "You Are the Pea, and I Am the Carrot" is a delicious gift for the one you love.
Praise for "You are the Pea, and I am the Carrot"
"The text's springboard is a cherished, symbiotic adult relationship (as Elkins dedication attests), which is lovely..."
--"Kirkus Reviews"
"The concept is sound, celebrating the love between friends or family members..."
--"School Library Journal
""Every vignette is worth at least a giggle, usually an 'Awww, ' and, in one instance, a book of its own."..""
--"Publishers Weekly"

About the Author

Pascal Lemaitre illustrated Toni and Slade Morrison's bestselling Who's Got Game? series and "Doctor Ted" and "Hush, Baby Ghostling" by Andrea Beaty. He lives in Brussels, Belgium, and Brooklyn, New York.
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