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Big Pig and Little Pig (Green Light Readers Level 1)

Big Pig and Little Pig (Green Light Readers Level 1)
Author: David McPhail
ISBN 13: 9780152048181
ISBN 10: 152048189
Edition: 1-Simul
Publisher: Green Light Readers
Publication Date: 2003-07-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 24
List Price: $11.95

Despite their differences, Big Pig and Little Pig are great friends. When they get together, these piggy pals have nothing but fun--and so does the reader.

Award-winner David McPhail has written and illustrated scores of beloved children's books. He lives in Newburyport, Massachusetts

Children's Literature

This is a short, simple story, fully illustrated, with familiar objects and situations, repetition, rhyme, and strong links between art and text. The big pig and the little pig are hot--the sun is shining and they want to cool off. They each decide to make a hole to fill with water. Part of the humor in this story comes from the way they go about their respective tasks. Big Pig uses a little shovel to dig his hole while Little Pig has a mechanical digger. The end result seems to suit each as one sits with his big fanny in what looks like a puddle, while the other cavorts in his large swimming hole. This is a Green Light Reader, Level 1. 2000, Harcourt, $10.95 and $3.95. Ages 5 to 7. Reviewer: Marilyn Courtot