Meet Wild Boars

Wild Boars

Meg Rosoff; Illustrated by Sophie Blackall

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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 believe them. There’s no such thing as a nice wild boar. Hmmm.
     This insufferable gang of boars will mess up your house and set a very bad example indeed. If you are foolish enough to fall in love with them, they will break your heart (and most of your furniture). So don’t say we didn’t warn you!

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Praise for Meet Wild Boars

“Bitingly funny and deeply satisfying. . . . Let’s hope for more from this disgustingly delightful group. Wild, they may be. Bores, they are not.”—Booklist, Starred Review
 
“Introduce this book at storytime and be prepared for multiple requests for repeats.”—The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, Starred Review
 
“Bracingly ill-mannered, the boars who run amok in this clever picture book make kid friends seem . . . tame.”—People, “Fab Finds for Kids”
 
“Bad behavior is utterly unacceptable, of course—but it sure makes for a terrific spectator sport.”—Publishers Weekly

“Young readers will be delighted to meet this fearsome foursome.”—Kirkus Reviews

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Meg Rosoff; Illustrated by Sophie Blackall

Meg Rosoff is the author of the award-winning novels How I Live Now (winner of the Printz Award) and Just in Case (winner of the Carnegie Medal). She lives in London, England. Sophie Blackall has illustrated many books for children including Summer Is Summer of which Booklist praised as “lovely” in a starred review. The recipient of the Ezra Jack Keats Award, Sophie lives in a Brooklyn, New York. Their new book, Wild Boars Cook, will be available Fall 2008 from Henry Holt.

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Meet Wild Boars
Meg Rosoff; Illustrated by Sophie Blackall

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Square Fish
September 2008
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312379636
ISBN10: 0312379633
Picture Book
10 x 10 inches, 40 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 5 to 8
Grade Range: k to 3 Information for Librarians

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Lexile: AD850LL
F&P Level A-Z: W
AR Quiz Number: 87584
AR Points: 0.5

$6.99

Hardcover

Hardcover
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
May 2005
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805074888
ISBN10: 0805074880
Picture Book
10 x 10 inches, 40 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 5 to 8
Grade Range: k to 3 Information for Librarians

Information for Librarians


Lexile: AD850L
F&P Level A-Z: W
AR Quiz Number: 87584
AR Points: 0.5

$17.99
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