Help me find this! So far zero luck after searching for years

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wellhelloyou Mon 31-Aug-20 03:53:09

I read a book when I was about 9. I can't recall the name and have searched on various sites over the years but cannot find it (I've searched the content).

It was an illustrated kids book. Probably made in the 80's. It had a set of stories which were all different. The main story I remember was about peas that escaped and the only way to stop them taking over the world was for butter and salt to be dropped on them, with a large fork (I think).

Does this ring any bells with anyone?!

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PurplePonderer Mon 31-Aug-20 04:30:01

Could it be a Supertato story?

wellhelloyou Mon 31-Aug-20 04:40:17


Could it be a Supertato story?

Hi @PurplePonderer thanks but I don't think so. It was a short story in a book of illustrations, didn't have a potato in it. But thank you!

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wellhelloyou Mon 31-Aug-20 09:07:10

Shameful little bump. I've carried out more googling and am absolutely finding nothing :-(

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wellhelloyou Mon 31-Aug-20 15:59:58

Perhaps I'll live forever never knowing sad

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icedaisy Mon 31-Aug-20 16:22:23

The poddington peas?

wellhelloyou Wed 17-Feb-21 10:32:15

Ooops @icedaisy I didn't realise there was another post.

Had a look at the images for Poddington Peas and definitely not that.

the book or comic I had read had lot of different stories in it... I can only recall the pea story

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Peabody25 Wed 17-Feb-21 10:40:39

Would it be the garden gang stories? Percival Pea and Polly Pomegranate? There were loads in the series.

truetuesdays Wed 17-Feb-21 10:43:17

What was the style of the illustration??

ThatLibraryMiss Wed 17-Feb-21 11:04:35

Try asking in What's that book called? on Reddit.

Chickenwing Wed 17-Feb-21 11:20:45

Enid Blyton - the lucky green pea & other stories?

wellhelloyou Wed 17-Feb-21 12:00:15

@truetuesdays from what I can recall, colour illustrations, fairly 'basic' I would say.. but it was a very long time ago.

Thanks @Chickenwing not that. I want to say perhaps it was a collection of short stories, in a comic or similar ... by different authors.

I didn't realise there was a thread @ThatLibraryMiss thanks

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