The Little Green Pea

Author: Alison Barber

Illustrator: Paige Keiser

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press

Publication Date: 2009

Genre: Fantasy Fiction

Audience: Gr. Pre-K - 2

Overview: One little pea has dreams of becoming a tree, but all the other peas make fun of him. The little pea begins to lose hope of ever achieving his dreams when fate plays in his favor and with the help of a kind worm he is buried deep into the ground. In the end he achieves his dream of becoming a tree and he grows and grows.

Activity: Have students write in their journals about a dream that they have and ways that they can achieve that dream.

Reviewer’s Name: Kate Williams