Freddy Bear and the Green Peas

Freddy Bear’s parents offer him corn, beans, or tomato for lunch, but he only wants to eat green peas!

Written by Joy Cowley and illustrated by Philip Webb

$7.50 incl. GST

1 in stock (can be backordered)

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A fun, little board book by the one and only Joy Cowley, perfect for young readers learning to turn the pages themselves. Freddy Bear books are designed for reading aloud to children 6 months to 3 years. The main character, a little bear living with loving, supportive parents, approximates a 2-3 year old child.

About the Kiwi author

Joy Cowley is one of the world’s most loved writers and has written many books for both adults and children, including over 400 books specifically for early readers. She has won Book of the Year three times at the New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards and is still writing full-time for both adults and children. Joy has many awards including a D.Litt. Roberta Long Medal (USA), and was made a Distinguished Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2005.

Philip Webb is a children’s book illustrator. He has won many awards and illustrated a great number of well-known children’s books, including Piggity-Wiggity Jiggity Jig.

Additional information

Dimensions14.80 × 19 cm
First published



Board book



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Published by

Upstart Press

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