Peter the Persnickety

by Breckyn Wood
Rated 4.7 out of 5

Picky eaters will enjoy this one

Rated 5 out of 5
May 13, 2021

Such a fun story about Peter trying new foods & doing hard things to help the kingdom. My picky eater really enjoyed this book!

Nicole F


Rated 5 out of 5
May 10, 2021

We loved this silver tales book about picky eaters! My daughter who is not picky thought it was hilarious that Peter was….Persnickety. It is now one of her favorite words to say and spell!

Petra S.

Cute story with moral

Rated 5 out of 5
May 20, 2020

We loved this book as we have 2 sons, both very picky eaters! Seeing how the main character was able to grow through his fears, helped my boys to be more open to trying different foods too!

Jennefer Pers

Reluctant reader approved!

Rated 5 out of 5
November 10, 2021

I got the Silver Tales series for my reluctant reader. Peter the Persnickety was the first my reluctant reader chose to read. He got a kick out of parts that had a challenging word followed by “that’s a fancy word for _____”. He loves using those challenging words now thanks to this book! What a great way to expand vocabulary! Highly recommend this book!


Fun Book for Kids

Rated 5 out of 5
October 29, 2021

My son loved this book! He was excited to see how it ended. I think he found it funny how picky Peter was.

As a side note, my son (age 8) is dyslexic. This was a great book for him because it was long enough to be a big-kid book, but short enough we could get through it in a couple days. A few tricky words that I had to help him with, but most of the words were easily decodable.

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Level 2

Prince Peter only like eating three things, even though the palace cook tries her best to tempt him with delicious alternatives. When the people of the kingdom fall ill, Peter’s pickiness seems like a good thing, but in the end he learns that he can only save the day if he is willing to face his fears.

Parents and children alike will enjoy this story, full of beautiful illustrations, as they learn that sometimes it’s good to step outside of their comfort zones.

54 pages, hardcover, 5.25″x6.75″

Atlas and His Amazing Adventure, Peter the Persnickety, Gwennie and the Great Green Forest, Glenn and His Goat Find Grandpa’s Gold, Hugo the Hero, and Princess Penny Saves the Day are part of our Silver Tales Series. These hardcover Level 2 books with whimsical illustrations and uplifting messages are all original publications and can be read in any order.

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