Written by Ezra Jack Keats
Illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats
Little Peter is upset because it seems like his new baby sister is getting all of his stuff. He is VERY unhappy when he sees that his old cradle and high chair (once blue) are now pink. In hopes of saving his little chair from being painted pink as well, Peter decides to run away…with his chair. Realizing that he’s too big for his old chair (because he could now sit in a big boy chair), Peter decides to return home. He even offers to help paint the little chair pink for his baby sister.
This is a great story about some of the adjustments that kids have to make when they have a new baby brother or sister! I used it with my kids to talk about sharing. Read more >>
Originally posted on February 1, 2010.