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Peter's Chair (1967)

by Ezra Jack Keats

Series: Peter (3)

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When Peter discovers his blue furniture is being painted pink for a new baby sister, he rescues the last unpainted item, a chair, and runs away.

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The book tell the story of peter a young boy who was not happy with the arrival of a new baby in his householder. He reacted angrily because his parents change the color of his baby things so they can be used and given to his baby sister. Throughout the story peter learn to come to term with the arrival of his new sister and share his possession with her from this story children can learn about acceptance and learn to reflect.

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  shersimo | Mar 27, 2023 |
This book is about a boy who has a new sister who's been getting all of his old baby items he no longer needs. The boy, Peter decides to take a chair back because he wants all of his things, so he runs away. Peters parents find a way to get him home and he decides he wants to share his old baby stuff. ( )
  KyleSmith21 | Mar 23, 2023 |
This book tells the story of peter who isn't comfortable with a new baby being in the family. He has alot of adjusting to do and feels unnoticed by his family. He wants to feel heard. this really can help prepare a child that's going through something like this soon. ( )
  Caitlin26 | Mar 18, 2023 |
Peter is trying to adjust to having a new baby in the house. He realizes that the things he enjoyed when he was younger are now going to be used by his new baby sister. Peter eventually comes to terms with letting his baby sister use his things and even helps paint them pink.

Ages 4-5
  athomas9008 | Mar 16, 2023 |
In this book, Peter is struggling with his old belongings such as his crib and high chair and his little blue chair being handed down to his new baby sister. He eventually realizes that he is too big for these things and wants to help paint them for his sister. ( )
  Katiekat86 | Mar 15, 2023 |
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A more charming or contemporary child than Peter is hard to bring to mind.
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When Peter discovers his blue furniture is being painted pink for a new baby sister, he rescues the last unpainted item, a chair, and runs away.

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Peter has anew baby sister. All of his old baby things are being passes down to her and he feels jealous.
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