A Pair of Pears and an Orange

An adorable story about making new friends and finding creative solutions to playground problems.

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Publisher notes

  • Publication date: 01 Jun 2021
    ISBN: 9781922310750
    Format (h x w): 280mm × 225mm
    Extent: 32pp
    Category: Hardback
    RRP: AU $24.99
    Rights held: World


A pair of pears rocked on a seesaw.

A pair of pears played ping-pong.

A pair of pears rode their tandem bike.

Until one day, someone new wanted to join their fun.

Big Pear and Little Pear love playing together. But when Orange joins in, their games don’t work and Big Pear feels left out. A relatable, hilarious, and kind-hearted tale about navigating friendship when three definitely starts to feel like a crowd! From the author of much-loved Anemone is not the Enemy.

  • The ideal gift for new kindergarten and school starters
  • A perfect conversation starter for teachers and librarians supporting children as they grapple with the challenges of friendship dynamics

‘This is an entertaining and gently educational tale, perfect for reading aloud with early primary school-aged kids who may be feeling jealousy around newly formed friendships and changing social dynamics.’

— Ellen Cregan, Books+Publishing