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A peanut buttery tale that will stick with you!...
No one in the world loves peanut butter more than Elmer Kay. The
taste of every drippy, gooey spoonful of peanut butter always makes
him grin. Will Elmer's mother find a jar big enough to satisfy his
ever-growing appetite? Or will he find himself in a peanut butter
jam? Join Elmer on his journey in The Perils of
the Peanut Butter Kid!
For Peanut Butter Lovers 4-100 years
NATIONAL AWARD WINNER
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF PRESS WOMEN
2008 COMMUNICATIONS CONTEST
SECOND PLACE AWARD NATIONWIDE
MO Professional Communicators
2008 Communications Contest
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH named THE PERILS OF THE PEANUT BUTTER KID one of the BEST BOOKS OF 2007 (local kids category)!
WHAT CONTEST JUDGES SAY:
ANONYMOUS: "A FUN LESSON ON TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING CAN BE BAD. KIDS LOVE EXAGGERATION WHEN THEY ALREADY KNOW THE TRUTH."
ANONYMOUS - WRITER'S DIGEST SELF-PUBLISHED AWARDS:
"THIS IS A TRULY FUNNY, WELL-WRITTEN, UNIQUE BOOK THAT SHOULD DELIGHT CHILDREN OF ALL AGES."
WHAT REVIEWERS SAY
THE DAILY SAUCE -11/13/07 - " NO MATTER WHAT CULINARY DELIGHT YOUR OWN KID CRAVES, THIS BOOK WILL HAVE YOU BOTH GIGGLING FROM BEGINNING TO END....."
THE SUBURBAN JOURNALS (Kids Corner) -11/28/07 - "SANDWICHING PEANUT BUTTER ON THE PAGE IS TRICKY AND STICKY....."
WHAT THE DEAN SAYS:
FRED E. JANDT, PhD-Dean CSU San Bernardino, Palm Desert Campus: Thank you so much for doing a presentation on campus. Our students loved it. I'm looking forward to hearing more about your second book."
WHAT LIBRARIANS SAY:
MARILYN PHILLIPS-Youth Service Librarian-University City Public Library: "Although I have never eaten a peanut butter sandwich and can not stand the taste of peanut butter, I just 'ate up' Cynthia Frohlichstein's yummy book. Can't wait to share it with my son who grew up on PBJ sandwiches and our young library readers"
AMY CARTER - Westchester Elementary Library Media Specialist , "Your book is a colorful and delicious addition to my school's library! I have no doubt that students will be choosing 'Whippy' off the library shelves for years to come."
WHAT KIDS AND MOMS SAY:
MOM, DIANE ASYRE, Two-Time EMMY Award Winning Documentary Producer -- Frontenac, MO :"Peanut butter manufacturers may want to speed-up production! The book left me wanting more peanut butter and more adventures of Elmer. This page-turning book is as much fun to read to your kids as it is for them to hear."
JENNIFER DIAMOND, PR PROFESSIONAL - Fairfield, CN:"What a fun book! Ella won't put it on her book shelf...it's sitting on her bed so we can read it to her every night at bedtime. The story really builds and when Elmer is stuck in the peanut butter jar, my kids are hysterical. We have read a TON of childrens' books and this one is so unique. You have a real hit on your hands." DAUGHTER ELLA - Age 5 1/2 : "The best part is when Elmer falls in the peanut butter jar. Do you think he got peanut butter in his underwear too?"
JUDY LOOMIS (Software Engineer) - Coppell, TX: "Nathan read the book, giggling throughout and asked if he could give one to his teacher for their classroom, "cause she'll LOVE it!" SON, NATHAN - Age 8, :"E-mail the lady who wrote this and tell her your son thinks it's great!"
BETHANY CARTER - Age 5 - San Diego, CA: "Yeah! The Peanut Butter Book! I love to hear about all the jars and how they get bigger and bigger!"
MELISSA SMITH, ATTORNEY - Ballwin, MO: "After I read the book to Luke every night, he sleeps with it!" SON LUKE : "I love the book. When will there be a Jelly Kid?"