You Are the Pea, and I Am the Carrot
You Are the Pea, and I Am the Carrot
By J. Elkins
Illustrator Pascal Lemaitre
  • Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
  • Publication Date: November 5, 2013
  • Price: $16.95
  • Trim Size: 8 x 8
  • ISBN: 1-4197-0850-3
  • EAN: 9781419708503
  • Page Count: 32
  • Illustrations: Full-color illustrations
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: World/All
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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

J. Theron Elkins is a first-time picture book author who loves spending time with his family and believes that each member is an essential “ingredient.” He lives in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Pascal Lemaitre is the illustrator of Always by Alison McGhee. His editorial work has appeared in the New Yorker. He is based in Belgium, the kingdom of good food and Magritte.