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Pea Soup Disaster

(A Gregory Green Adventure #1)

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4.38  ·  Rating details ·  13 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Gregory Green loves his mom’s pea soup, but when he eats it at school, all of his friends make fun of how it looks. He doesn’t think it looks like bugs, and it tastes good! Then at recess, his friends run from him, screaming, “He’s a monster!” Gregory doesn’t know why his friends are being mean until he sees his skin is green. The teasing gets worse until an unlikely frien ...more
Kindle Edition, 30 pages
Published August 24th 2018 by Elaine Kaye
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Sherry Fundin
Pea Soup Disaster by Elaine Kaye is a sweet, fun, sure to put a smile on your face, children’s book that will delight the young and old alike with a simple message about bullying and a reveal of Sammy’s Secret.

I voluntarily reviewed a free copy of Pea Soup Disaster by Elaine Kaye.

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Juneta Key
Feb 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A bit of wonder with a family curse. What sweet story with a twist and family secret. The artwork was great which brought the story to life adding that little touch to pull you into it. I definitely think your kids will enjoy reading it and seeing the art. The language is simple and straight with a life lesson included.


*I received an ARC copy for an honest review.*
Toi Thomas
This is a really cute book with a very important message at its core. I’d give it a 3.5 in some areas, but am happy to rate it a 4.0 overall.

While the story concept is intriguing, I’m not sure young readers will grasp the nuances of all that’s happening. The book appears to be formatted like a *chapter book, but it’s not. It’s more of a picture book; oh, and how cute are these pictures.

Poor Gregory Green eats a bowl of his favorite soup (which already garners him a bit of teasing) and then late
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Tonja Drecker
Mar 10, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
With a little silliness and a humor, this book takes a fun dive into the serious topic of bullying.

Gregory Green loves his mother's pea soup, but the kids at school claim it looks like icky bug goo. When he goes out for recess, everyone shuns him and, soon, he finds out why. Gregory Green has turned green from head to toe, and the kids at school find it hilarious.

With a format which is a cross between a picture book and a chapter book, this makes a lovely read-aloud or, perhaps, a nice story for
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Lisa Thomson
Feb 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This is one cute story and the illustrations are wonderful. Gregory Green's problem is that he loves his mom's pea soup. When he eats it at school, the kids single Gregory out and make fun of his skin color. Unfortunately, this is how he learns a family secret. His Grandpa turned green when he ate too much pea soup, too. Luckily, Gregory has some unexpected protectors come to his rescue.

This is an appropriate story for young, primary-school age children. There's a lesson about having compassion
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Chrys Fey
Feb 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Clever, sweet, and fun. Pea Soup Disaster is an adventure for children and adults alike, who will enjoy the unique storyline, silly illustrations, and the extra tidbit at the end...Sammy's Secret. ...more
Barbara Ann
Apr 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
Gregory Green is excited to find a thermos of green pea soup in his thermos. Unlike most kids, he loves his mother’s homemade pea soup. After lunch on the playground, his friends begin making fun of him. Gregory has turned green! Gregory is feeling bad when an unexpected buddy comes to his rescue to end the bullying.

This book contains elements of fantasy, a family curse, a lesson about bullying, and strong family bonds. The layout is more like a chapter book but there are some multicultural illu
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Victoria Lees
The children’s picture book, Pea Soup Disaster, A Gregory Green Adventure, by Elaine Kaye, deals with the serious subject of bullying in grade school. It shows the young reader how easy it is for someone to be bullied. Even more important, Pea Soup Disaster shows the difference one true friend—no matter how unlikely—can make when he decides to do what’s right and stand by a person who is being bullied.

Pea Soup Disaster, A Gregory Green Adventure, by Elaine Kaye, is a fun picture book to read wi
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Donna
Feb 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Pea Soup Disaster is a cute story about bullying. Gregory Green eats too much pea soup and turns green. Some of his classmates make fun of him which of course makes him sad. I read this story to a 6-year-old and a 2-and-a-half-year-old, both children were engaged and loved the pictures. It’s never too early to broach the subject of bullying with kids and this book is a great way to do it. Sammy’s secret is very cute as well and I know I look forward to reading more stories about Gregory and his ...more
Roland Clarke
Feb 26, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This children’s book is suitable for kids of all ages and adults as there is an excellent, topical message about bullying behind a fun, amusing story, illustrated by Danyelayers. Bullying seems to be getting worse, so Elaine Kaye’s book has to be almost-required reading - if only to start the debate. It’s a quick read and one I look forward to reading my step-great-grand-kids – and I look forward to more adventures of Gregory Green.

The fifth star awaits the kids' reactions.
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Aug 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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Elaine Kaye is the author of A Gregory Green Adventure Series, featuring Pea Soup Disaster, Doctor Mom, Halloween Ride, and The Missing Alphabet.

She has worked as a library assistant and teacher's assistant in elementary schools in the Sunshine State. She currently lives in Florida, but she has called Michigan; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Okinawa, Japan home.

She is a grandmother to three boys.
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