Pete Peanut

Pete Peanut is the quiet type of peanut—a contemplative sort who understands that not all change is good, regardless of whether or not it involves birthday cake. At face value, this is a story that we hope appeals to children; on an allegorical level, the human-sized themes (e.g. our preoccupation with aging, the unending celebration of self, introverts being easily misunderstood, and the rise of the underdog) are intended to resonate with adults. Read more.

Pete Peanut and the Trouble with Birthdays was created in collaboration with Sean Hewens, a writer and fictional cartographer based in San Francisco.