If Pluto Was a Pea

Illustrated by Rebecca Gerlings
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About The Book

Join two curious kids as they explore their backyard, and contemplate their place within our vast universe in this adorable picture book that’s full of comparisons to help kids understand cosmic size.

If Pluto was a pea…
the Sun would be like a tent,
Mercury would be a marble,
and Earth would be a golf ball.


Pluto is the smallest planet in our solar system, but how small is small? As it turns out, it only takes the contents of a lunchbox and a backyard to find out.

About The Author

Photograph by Erika Forest

Gabrielle Prendergast is the author of the award-winning and multi-nominated young adult novels in verse, Audacious and Capricious. Her middle grade novel Pandas on the Eastside was a finalist for the 2017 Vancouver Book Award. She lives in Canada with her family. Find her on Twitter at @GabrielleSaraP.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books (August 2019)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781534404359
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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