We’re on the way back from a big shopping trip But the bag’s caught a nail and it’s started to rip. Dropetty PLOP! Now what could that be? All on his own it’s a left-behind pea.
Disaster strikes when Pea falls out of the shopping bag . . . Is this the end? Is it ALL OVER FOR PEA?! Of course it’s not! Follow Pea as he journeys across the city on a skateboard, and bus, and even on the wings of a passing-by bird – and has the adventure OF A LIFETIME! Sometimes it pays to be small . . .
THE RUNAWAY PEA LEFT BEHIND is laugh-out-loud funny, bursting with imagination, and the most perfect third story in this much-loved series. The first book, THE RUNAWAY PEA, was chosen as BookTrust's Time to Read book of 2020, being given to 775,000 children in the UK.
Kjartan Poskitt’s books have been translated into thirty languages and include the Murderous Maths series, as well as books on space, puzzles, and magic. He has also written funny children’s fiction including Urgum the Axeman, Borgon the Axeboy and the Whispering Temple, the award-winning Agatha Parrot series, and The Runaway Pea.
Alex Willmore is an illustrator/designer whose passion lies in character design. Born in Northampton, England, Alex has been drawing characters since the moment he first picked up a pencil. A love of animals and picture books have inspired him and led to a career in illustration. Alex has been twice nominated for the Sheffield Children’s Book Award, was long-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2020, and is currently nominated for The Federation of Children’s Book Groups Children’s Book Award 2020.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (July 22, 2021)