Charlie the Peanut is a children's book created by two Mississippians, Lexington couple Alyssa and Keith Killebrew. Batesville native, Chris Jenkins, illustrated the book. In the story, Charlie the Peanut is carried away by a bluebird and dropped in a cotton field and must find his way home. The message of the book is "grow where you're planted."
The self-published book can be found in about 20 Mississippi locations and is also available online at http://charliethepeanut.com. So far they have sold 1,000 copies.