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National Pig Day

Celebrate Nation Pig Day with these titles from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group.

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Henry Holt and Co.

Dumpy La Rue

Everyone told Dumpy La Rue that pigs don't dance. But Dumpy knew better. He closed his eyes and twirled to the tune inside his head. The whole barnyard...

"...Everyone told Dumpy La Rue that pigs don't dance. But Dumpy knew better. He closed his eyes and twirled to the tune inside his head. The whole barnyard.... Everyone told Dumpy La Rue that pigs don't dance. But Dumpy knew better. He closed his eyes and twirled to the tune inside his head. The whole barnyard gathered around, and soon hooves were stomping, wings were flapping, and feet were stamping out a beat. Elizabeth Winthrop's romping, rhyming story and Betsy Lewin's exuberant illustrations w..."

By Elizabeth Winthrop and Betsy Lewin

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Henry Holt and Co.

Dumpy La Rue

"He's a porker with passion, a dancing fool, a pig with rhythm- this breaks every rule," said the normally reticent mule. Now in paperback, Dumpy La...

"..."He's a porker with passion, a dancing fool, a pig with rhythm- this breaks every rule," said the normally reticent mule. Now in paperback, Dumpy La.... "He's a porker with passion, a dancing fool, a pig with rhythm- this breaks every rule," said the normally reticent mule. Now in paperback, Dumpy La Rue, a story of a pig who knew what he wanted to do. Elizabeth Winthrop's romping, rhyming story and Betsy Lewin's exuberant illustrations will have readers tapping their toes, jumping for joy, and..."

By Elizabeth Winthrop and Betsy Lewin

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Henry Holt and Co.

Pig and Crow

A magical tale about loneliness and friendship-with a happy ending. "Pig was lonely, but baking raised his spirits. He baked a lot." Crow loves Pig's...

"...A magical tale about loneliness and friendship-with a happy ending. "Pig was lonely, but baking raised his spirits. He baked a lot." Crow loves Pig's.... A magical tale about loneliness and friendship-with a happy ending. "Pig was lonely, but baking raised his spirits. He baked a lot." Crow loves Pig's baking, and in exchange for delicious desserts he gives Pig special gifts, such as seeds and a caterpillar. The gifts are supposed to take away Pig's loneliness, yet no matter how carefully Pig f..."

Kay Chorao

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Square Fish

Perfect the Pig

The adventures of Perfect the pig begin when his wish for a pair of wings is granted. "Jeschke’s pencil drawings are rough-hewn and pithy, their...

"...The adventures of Perfect the pig begin when his wish for a pair of wings is granted. "Jeschke’s pencil drawings are rough-hewn and pithy, their.... The adventures of Perfect the pig begin when his wish for a pair of wings is granted.. "Jeschke’s pencil drawings are rough-hewn and pithy, their homely figures at once distinctive and endearing." --Booklist. ..."

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Henry Holt and Co.

Pig Little

From the bestselling author of the Black Lagoon series comes a sweet toddler book about a young pig’s day at the beach. Pig Little loves everything about...

"...From the bestselling author of the Black Lagoon series comes a sweet toddler book about a young pig’s day at the beach. Pig Little loves everything about.... From the bestselling author of the Black Lagoon series comes a sweet toddler book about a young pig’s day at the beach. Pig Little loves everything about going to the beach—the drive there, the sand, the ice cream, and making hills and holes. (He is great at making hills and holes.) But all days, even ones at the beach, must end. As the su..."

By Mike Thaler and Paige Miglio

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Square Fish

The Three Little Pigs

An Old Story

This much beloved story has inspired a visual interpretation that has the look of a classic.

"...This much beloved story has inspired a visual interpretation that has the look of a classic.. This much beloved story has inspired a visual interpretation that has the look of a classic.. "Zemach serves up a delicious edition of the old tale...The well-cadenced prose minces no words...Artwork [is] as direct, immediate, and captivating as the folktale itself." --Starred, Booklist. ..."

Margot Zemach

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Henry Holt and Co.

Meet Wild Boars

If you share your treats with Morris he will stomp on them with his beastly feet. STOMP STOMP STOMP. Naughty Morris. Are you daring enough to befriend this...

"...If you share your treats with Morris he will stomp on them with his beastly feet. STOMP STOMP STOMP. Naughty Morris. Are you daring enough to befriend this.... If you share your treats with Morris he will stomp on them with his beastly feet. STOMP STOMP STOMP. Naughty Morris. Are you daring enough to befriend this dastardly bunch of boars? Meet Wild Boars! Or maybe you better not. After all, they are dirty and smelly, bad-tempered and rude. They might try to fool you, but don't worry, you won't..."

By Meg Rosoff and Sophie Blackall

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Henry Holt and Co.

Wild Boars Cook

THE BOARS ARE BACK! But watch out, because this time they’re not only bossy, selfish, and stinky, they’re hungry, too! If you thought Boris, Morris, Horace,...

"...THE BOARS ARE BACK! But watch out, because this time they’re not only bossy, selfish, and stinky, they’re hungry, too! If you thought Boris, Morris, Horace,.... THE BOARS ARE BACK! But watch out, because this time they’re not only bossy, selfish, and stinky, they’re hungry, too! If you thought Boris, Morris, Horace, and Doris already had bad manners, wait until you see them concoct a Massive Pudding. And if this pudding sounds horrible, the ingredients will leave you speechless! Meg Rosoff and ..."

By Meg Rosoff and Sophie Blackall

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Henry Holt / Christy Ottaviano Books

Hamlet and the Tales of Sniggery Woods

Young Hamlet loves to cook, but so far he’s only dabbled with dishes like Invisible Worm Tart with dandelion cream. As luck would have it, Hamlet inherits a...

Maggie Kneen

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Henry Holt and Co.

Corkscrew Counts

A Story About Multiplication

At Corkscrew’s party, everyone wants to play. Every game the kids try needs a different number of players, and they never have the right amount. The little pig...

"...At Corkscrew’s party, everyone wants to play. Every game the kids try needs a different number of players, and they never have the right amount. The little pig.... At Corkscrew’s party, everyone wants to play. Every game the kids try needs a different number of players, and they never have the right amount. The little pig and his parrot friend know how to solve the problem—if only they can get the kids to understand! Corkscrew stars in this delightful companion to The Wishing Club.. ..."

By Donna Jo Napoli, Richard Tchen and Anna Currey

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