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Pea Pod Lullaby

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We are all in this world together - I, you, we. A glorious, heartfelt picture book about being there for one another from award-winning creators Glenda Millard and Stephen Michael King. 'I am the small green pea, you are the tender pod, hold me...' A mother and baby, a boy and a dog run for their lives. A polar bear, too, has come adrift. When will they find land? Who will welcome them in? In all the wide world we each need a safe place to call home. Words sing over the pictures in this evocative story: a beautiful lullaby about what we can be for each other.

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16th August '17
I read it to Ellielebugjnr aged 2 aged 2
Pea Pod Lullaby 9781910646342
5 stars
This is an absolutely beautiful children's book. Its a large rectangle hardback book. It would make a beautiful christening for birthday book. The illustration's are heart warming drawings. Over two pages are beautiful illustrations with one poetic lullaby sentence to sing. There is a lovely section on the last page for parents, it was nice reading about how this book was made between Glenda and Stephen. I absolutely love this book, perfect for my 2 yr old and many many other ages. Old Barn books publishing popped in a leaflet with other books they do, we already have Bee & Me, we will be going to buy ABC pop up and will be having a look at the other books too, especially by this author and illustrator.
17th August '17
I read it to Toodee aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
This is such a beautiful book to share at bedtime. The simple poetry of the text is calming and really captures the powerful love between parent and child. The illustrations are watercolours and tell an unusual story that is almost independent from the text. It really captivated my toddler and was perfect to read at the end of a long day.
A thoroughly recommended book.
17th August '17
I read it to beardy aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
This is a fantastic book for bedtime and one of the favourites the past few nights since we received it :)

lovely storyline and lovely pictures that catched your eye,

feel this is ideal for a nice fun bedtime read and think this will be a favourite for some time yet.

highly recomended to all little ones and toddlers
17th August '17
I read it to Davidwarrilow1 aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
My son loved this book from the minute he opened the envelope. The pictures are beautiful and captivating. 
The simplicity of the story but the beautifully descriptive verse compliment each other wonderfullly. We have already read this 5 times and I am sure there will be many more. 
Lovely book for a little listener and makes a fantastic bedtime story. 
24th October '17
I read it to Elliotb aged 3 aged 3 & to Lucasb aged 1 aged 1
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4 stars
Beautifully illustrated hardback book, with soft poetry floating over the pages. I loved the paired up phrases, and both my boys listened to the words calmly. The whole book has a calm, uplifting feel to it. A lovely keepsake. 
19th August '17
I read it to Squirt aged 3 aged 3
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4 stars
A truly beautiful book, we sat and looked at the pictures for a long time. They were gorgeous. I liked the poetic writing but my daughter who is 3 and a half just asked a billion questions and couldn't get her head round it. It's had to explain metaphors to a 3 year old! Shes not one to just listen to lovely words! She really enjoyed the pictures and the second time we looked at it I made up a story for her to go along with the pictures which she seemed to like better because it fitted. 
26th August '17
I read it to Ibby aged 5 aged 5 & to Massi aged 8 months aged 0
Pea Pod Lullaby 9781910646342
4 stars
This is a lovely story to read at bedtime, lovely message which should help calm and relax kids. Nice pics too!
21st August '17
I read it to Little One aged 3 aged 3 & to Baby aged 10 months aged 0
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4 stars
This book is a beautifully presented book, filled with the sweetest illustrations. 
I sung this very gently to my two girls (3 year old and 10 month old) and along with the detailed illustrations they were captivated.
The words in the lullaby represents love, not only for each other but also for animals and for the world we live in. Everyone on this boat helps each other, signifying that we can all get along. A message of hope. 
The words for the lullaby are beautifully put together but for many three year olds perhaps too mature. I had to explain particular words and phrases in order for my eldest daughter to understand. Baby appreciated touching the pages and the fact that I was singing. However, as my daughters grow they will understand and appreciate the poetry that is so well put together.
This book is a definite keepsake and would make a gorgeous gift. 
It is a very moving book and had my eldest daughter asking many questions. 
24th August '17
I read it to Lily aged 4 aged 4 & to RoseMars aged 4 aged 4
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3 stars
I think my four year old twin girls are a bit too old for this book. The words had little relavance to the lovely drawings. They just found it confusing when I tried to explain it was just meant to be a lullaby as the pictures clearly told a story. More suited to younger children as a nice, soothing bedtime book.
20th August '17
I read it to Chickpea aged 2 aged 2
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3 stars
This is a soothing bedtime book that is designed to be sung like a lullaby to your child. The pictures are all beautiful watercolours and the words are simple and beautiful. The message being that you will protect and care for your child always. 
My little girl enjoyed it the first couple times as it was new but she prefers an actual story at bedtime so has already started dismissing it unless she can have it as a sneaky extra after her main story. I think this would be good for babies as it is soothing and lets a little one just listen to the sound of your voice but it just doesn't  have enough content for an excitable 2 1/2 yr old. 
21st August '17
I read it to Malakhi aged 4 aged 4 & to Jakobi aged 4 aged 4
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3 stars
a sweet story that I enjoyed reading to my boys, unfortunately its not a book they enjoyed listening to.
29th August '17
I read it to Lil aged 2 aged 2
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2 stars
Beautiful Illustrations but I really did not get the story at all. It didn't feel like a story to me, more some sort of strange poetry and It wasn't interesting enough for Lily to enjoy. 
28th August '17
I read it to joshgok aged 7 aged 7 & to JakeGOK aged 4 aged 4
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1 stars
Hated it. It makes little sense to children. The pictures are great, but you need to really grasp at the words to connect them to the images on each page, and add further information to explain and clear up whats happening.  It's a poem, and a weak one at that, in a picture book format.
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About Glenda Millard

Glenda Millard is a highly respected author who writes for children of all ages. Her novel A Small Free Kiss in the Dark was the Winner of the 2009 Queensland Premier's Award for young adults, Honour Book in the 2010 CBCA awards for older readers, shortlisted for the 2010 NSW Premier's Literary Awards, and included on the Honour List for the 2012 Internation...

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About Stephen Michael King

Glenda Millard is the author of The Stars at Oktober Bend, short-listed for the Carnegie Medal in 2017, as well as A Small Free Kiss in the Dark, re-published by Old Barn Books in 2017. Stephen Michael King has illustrated, written and designed many wonderful books for children a...

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