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Nobody Asked the Pea
by John Warren Stewig
Cornelius Van Wright, Illustrator

Reinforced | 32 pages | 10 x 10 | US$ 16.95
ISBN: 9780823422241 | 01-15-2013

Also available as an ebook.

Grade: THIRD | Age: 6 to 10

Themes: Fractured Fairy Tales, Humor
Recommendations: K, SLJ, LMC*

CCSS Codes:
1-4: RL.3, 6

About the Book

Readers might think they know the story of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Princess and the Pea," but some characters in the story wold take issue with them. In this retelling one gets to have a say, even the pea, the crucial member of the cast.

This clever version of a favorite fairy tale is perfect for learning all about character and point-of-view. It is in line with the Common Core State Standards for Language Arts.