These look great.
What's "The Little Pea" about? Years ago I read an article for would-be kid book authors that said anthropomorphic fruits and vegetables were a no-no, or at the very least, hard to sell.
Stray, these 3 are better than great!Namo: "The Little Pea" is a gorgeously illustrated book about a pea who wants to be different from all the other peas in the pod, and how he goes about being different. BUT WHAT I LOVE BEST is turning to the very last page: it's a total delight, and such a surprise. Not exactly like, but kind of like when you turn to the last page of "Me … Jane" (Patrick McDonnell) and find out who the book is written about (if you didn't already know who it was about. I didn't the first time I saw the book).There must be some tiny truth to the "rule" you read about anthropomorphic fruits and vegetables. Anthropomorphic peas seem to be the thing now, though. Anthropomorphic dust bunnies, too, as you know. Another one of those rules is: DON'T EVER USE RHYME. Oh well, there seem to be plenty of rules out there.
Oh yes, ixnay on the ymesRhay.Another one I remember was don't do variations of Dumbo/Rudolph where the odd one out is teased for being different... ...until it's discovered his difference is advantageous.
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