Peas and Quiet

by Gabrielle Tozer

Illustrated by Sue deGennaro

On Sale: 19/06/2017

Format:

Hardcover

About the Book

A DELIGHTFUL STORY ABOUT FRIENDSHIP AND COMPROMISE FROM AWARD-WINNING AUSTRALIAN CREATORS.

Best friends Pip and Pop live in a peapod, but sometimes it can get a little too cosy - especially because they are so different!

Pip loves to sing, while Pop won't stop snoring. How are they ever going to work out how to live together?

From award-winning author Gabrielle Tozer and illustrator Sue deGennaro comes the perfect book about friendship and learning how to get along.


PRAISE

'This is a lovely tale for teaching children the value of compromise and understanding, encouraging siblings or friends to work to overcome differences and find a solution that allows them both to follow their passions.' - Kids' Book Review

AWARDS

Shortlisted - 2018 Speech Pathology Awards


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460752395
  • ISBN 10: 1460752392
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 19/06/2017
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price: 24.99 AUD
  • Age: From 3 years
  • BISAC1: Children's, Teenage & educational / Picture books

Biography

Gabrielle Tozer is an award-winning and internationally published author and freelance writer based in Sydney, Australia. She has published five books, including the young adult novels Remind Me How This Ends, which was on the Children's Book Council of Australia's 2018 Notable list and longlisted for the State Library of Victoria's 2018 Gold Inky Award, Faking It and The Intern, which won the 2015 Gold Inky Award. Her first picture book, Peas and Quiet (illustrated by Sue deGennaro), was published in 2017, as was her YA contemporary short story ‘The Feeling From Over Here' (featured in Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology, the Book of the Year for Older Children at the 2018 ABIA Awards). Melody Trumpet is her first children's novel, and she is currently working on another young adult novel and picture book. (Yes, that's why she still hasn't brushed her hair.) 


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Sue deGennaro studied film at university, and after focussing on drawing at art school she became an aerialist and performance artist. Sue lives in Melbourne with her two daughters and is the illustrator of The Tomorrow Book, The Hairy-nosed Wombats Find a New Home and Millie Loves Ants by Jackie French and Clarrie's Pig Day Out by Jen Storer.


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