You Made Fun of My Sandwich
By Jessica Pegis, Harry Briggs (Illustrator)
In "You Made Fun of My Sandwich" by Jessica Pegis, the narrator expresses confusion and curiosity as someone continuously makes fun of their sandwich. The narrator wonders why the sandwich is ridiculed, proposing imaginative interpretations like a space rock or a square-faced fish. Despite the teasing, the narrator passionately defends the deliciousness of their sandwich, offering to share it when they notice the culprit may be hungry. The story explores the impact of teasing and encourages empathy.
"You Made Fun of My Sandwich" is a delightful and heartwarming story that addresses the theme of teasing and the importance of understanding others. The narrative unfolds with a mix of humor and sincerity, capturing the innocence of childhood perceptions. The illustrations by Harry Briggs add whimsy and charm to the tale. The story cleverly navigates the emotions tied to teasing, ultimately promoting compassion and the willingness to share. It's a valuable read for young audiences, fostering discussions about empathy, kindness, and the power of perspective.
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