Yes indeed I highly recommend this PEA FILLED book with its divine illustrations

Poetry Box (NZ)

Valdemar’s Peas


“Peas? No way! Valdemar may be a little wolf, but he knows what he wants. ”
Valdemar’s Peas is a cheeky, fresh and fun children’s book  that the whole family will enjoy.

Written by Maria Jönsson

Translated by Julia Marshall

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  • Description

    A warm and funny children’s book with a cheeky big brother at the centre of a very familiar situation. Best for ages 3-5

  • Book Details

    Country of Origin Sweden
    Reader Age 2-5 year, 5-7 year
    Book Size

  • Reviews

    1. Claire Storey Languages

      The simplicity of the story is great and the kids could really identify with it, giggling about Valdemar’s plan to get the ice cream. I also love the fact that it’s Papa who is in charge of dinner time – Dads can cook too!

    2. Gecko Press

      Maria Jönsson’s adorable, black and white illustrations which are accented with reds, browns and greens suit her playful story perfectly, portraying well Valdemar’s distaste for peas, smugness at his own successful trick and Papa’s exasperation

    3. Booksellers (NZ)

      The back and forth between Valdemar and his Papa is all too relatable and both
      children and parents will find humour in Valdemar’s determination and trickery
      to get chocolate ice-cream.

    4. Readings (AU)

      Valdemar’s Peas is a great book for showing kids that you can be honest about your naughty behaviour.

    5. Poetry Box (NZ)

      In this gorgeous gobble-in-a-second and lick-your-lips book…Yes indeed I highly recommend this PEA FILLED book with its divine illustrations. It will put a smile on your face as you read.

    6. Book Trailers for Kids and YA

      Funny and real, and very familiar to parents who struggle with picky eaters.

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