Peas in a Pod by Tania McCartney
  

Peas in a Pod

Written by Tania McCartney
Illustrated by Tina Snerling

Synopsis

Peas in a Pod by Tania McCartney

Now in paperback! Pippa, Pia, Poppy, Polly and Peg are quintuplets. Since birth, they've done everything the same - cry, eat, sleep, sit. But as they get a little older, things start to change. Now they want to do things differently - very differently. Can Mum and Dad keep their little girls as matching peas in a pod, or will those five very individual personalities win out in the end? Gorgeous illustrations perfectly complement this simple yet highly entertaining storyline. Sure to be enjoyed by kids and their parents!

Reviews

This is a wonderful way to talk to students about not only finding their inner self, but having the courage to stay true to it .....Loved it! - Bottom Shelf It celebrates individuality and personality. It delivers the subtle message that everyone is unique, even if others don't see you that way. The illustrations are simple and gorgeous. - Batch of Books, 5 stars Pippa, Pia, Poppy, Polly, and Peg are as alike as the title would indicate: poppets with naturally curly hair, button-dot features, and patches of color on their cheeks.They behave the same in all things, including spilling their milk, eating (rather messily), and squinching up their eyes while using the potty (an extremely discreet image

another does hers in multiple braids

and so on. It doesn't take long for the quints to choose their own clothes, their own hobbies and activities (guitar, painting, knitting, reading, electronic doodads), and their own dreams. When readers see them last, however, they are snuggled all in the same bed with their bunnies and one finger in each mouth, just as when they were babies. Bright color and lively line define their hair and their other attributes as the five figures inhabit the white space of the backgrounds. Adorable - that just about sums it up. - Kirkus

About the Author

Tania McCartney is an award-winning author, illustrator, and book and magazine editor. The founder of Kids' Book Review and the 52-Week Illustration Challenge, she is a long-time juvenile literacy ambassador, and an established player in the Australian children's book industry. Her most recent book, See Hear, is a sequel to Smile Cry, a CBCA Notable Book for 2017 and winner of the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award for Book of the Year. Australia Illustrated, now in its second edition, was her first self-illustrated book. Tania lives in Canberra with her family, a forest of artwork and a mountain of books. Tina Snerling is an illustrator, graphic designer, creator, mother and Art Director at Spencil, a children's stationary company since 2013. Tania has illustrated the award winning Kid's Year series and is privileged to spend the most part of her days daydreaming out her sun drenched window, creating worlds that allow her to travel anywhere without leaving her studio.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 4 to 7 years

Author

Tania McCartney
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Publisher

EK Books an imprint of Exisle Publishing

Publication date

26th April 2016

ISBN

9781925335286


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