Tag Archives: Pigs

The Seven Chinese Sisters

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Kathy Tucker Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Product Description (Ages 5-8) Once there were seven Chinese sisters who lived together and took care of each other. Each one had a special talent. When baby Seventh Sister is snatched by a hungry dragon, her loving sisters race to save her. In Kathy […]

I’ll Be Home for Christmas (Toot & Puddle)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Holly Hobbie Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Toot goes to a family reunion in Scotland, promising Puddle that he’ll be back in Woodcock Pocket in time for Christmas. But a huge snowstorm strands him far away from home on Christmas Eve! As Puddle waits anxiously for his […]

P.B. Bear’s Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Lee Davis Publisher: Product Description P.B. Bear is counting the days until Christmas! Young children will love celebrating Christmas with P.B. Bear and his friends. They can: guess what’s inside the box from Grandma, watch as P.B. and his friends make snowballs into a snowman, count the stars on Christmas Eve, […]

The Christmas Surprise (Templar)

Author: A.J. Wood Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description A family of pigs celebrates Christmas by telling each one’s favorite part of the holiday, but the youngest piglet discovers that his favorite is right outside the window.

Little Oink

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description From the creators of Little Pea and Little Hoot comes this tidy tale of a decidedly different pig. Little Oink is a neat little fellow. Clean clean clean that’s all he wants to do. But Mama and Papa won’t have it! They say […]

The Three Pigs

Rating: (71 reviews) Author: David Wiesner Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description This picture book begins placidly (and familiarly) enough, with three pigs collecting materials and going off to build houses of straw, sticks, and bricks. But the wolf”s huffing and puffing blows the first pig right out of the story . . . and into […]

Pete & Pickles

Author: Publisher: Philomel Product Description Pete is a perfectly predictable, practical, uncomplicated pig. At least, he was . . . before a runaway circus elephant named Pickles stampeded into his life, needing a friend. Pickles is larger than life and overflowing with imagination. She takes Pete swandiving off Niagara Falls. (Sort of.) And sledding down […]

If You Give a Pig a Party (If You Give…)

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Laura Joffe Numeroff Publisher: Laura Geringer Product Description If you give a pig a party,she’s going to ask for someballoons. When you give her the balloons, she’ll want to decorate the house. When she’s finished, she’ll put on her favorite dress. Then she’ll call all her friends — Mouse, Moose, and […]

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes (Sandpiper Books)

Rating: (42 reviews) Author: Dubose Heyward Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description The country bunny attains the exalted position of Easter Bunny in spite of her responsibilities as the mother of twenty-one children.

Not a Stick

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperCollins Book Description Antoinette Portis again captures the thrill of when pretend feels so real that it becomes real. With a stick in hand, the options are endless—whether it’s conducting an orchestra, painting a masterpiece, or slaying a dragon—give a child a stick and let imagination take over and the […]

There Is a Bird On Your Head! (Elephant and Piggie)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Publisher: Hyperion Book Description In There is a Bird on Your Head!, Gerald discovers that there is something worse than a bird on your head- two birds on your head! Can Piggie help her best friend?

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

Rating: (140 reviews) Author: Jon Scieszka Publisher: Puffin Amazon.com “There has obviously been some kind of mistake,” writes Alexander T. Wolf from the pig penitentiary where he’s doing time for his alleged crimes of 10 years ago. Here is the “real” story of the three little pigs whose houses are huffed and puffed to smithereens… […]

Olivia . . . and the Missing Toy

Rating: (48 reviews) Author: Publisher: Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books Amazon.com Olivia, like many young pigs, experiences life very intensely. She is utterly obsessed with having her mother make her a red soccer shirt (even though the team color is green), until, of course, she discovers that her favorite toy, her very best toy, is missing, at […]

Olivia Counts (Olivia)

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Publisher: Atheneum Amazon.com Learning to count to 10 is no chore when accompanied by Olivia, piglet superstar of Ian Falconer’s Caldecott Honor Book, Olivia, and Olivia Saves the Circus. Preschoolers will giggle to see reminders of Olivia’s mischief in this simple counting book: “one ball, two bows, three pots of paint”… […]


Rating: (24 reviews) Author: Audrey Wood Publisher: Red Wagon Books Book Description This beloved and bestselling book from Audrey and Don Wood has been delighting children–and sending them off to bed with laughter and sweet dreams–for years. The entertaining antics of ten marvelous pigs in Piggies have made this book a classic. Now here is […]

Bath Time!

Author: Sandra Boynton Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Book Description Hey! Hey! What do you say! It’s time to take a bath today. From the irrepressible Sandra Boynton comes an irresistible storybook for bath time. Bath Time! is waterproof, nontoxic, completely baby-safe—and it floats! It’s a classic tale of pig meets paint. Spattered with colors from […]

Olivia’s Opposites

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Publisher: Atheneum Amazon.com Olivia knows all about opposites. Sometimes this porcine heroine of Ian Falconer’s Caldecott Honor Book, Olivia, is “plain,” attired only in red briefs. Other times she is “fancy,” with high-heeled dress-up shoes, lipstick, pearls, and a big red bow. Sometimes—-when Olivia is running the circus, for example (Olivia […]

Olivia Helps with Christmas (Olivia Series)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Publisher: Atheneum Amazon.com Everyone’s favorite Caldecott honor-winning porcine and #1 Kris Cringle enthusiast is helping to make the season brighter than ever. Christmas is coming, and Olivia is incredibly busy. She has to wait for Santa, make sure dad sets up the tree, wait for Santa, watch mom make the Christmas […]

What’s Wrong, Little Pookie?

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Sandra Boynton Publisher: Robin Corey Books Book Description POOKIE’S UPSET AND POOKIE’S MOM cannot figure out why. And Pookie isn’t helping, either. This familiar scenario is told with Sandra Boynton’s signature humor, in both story and art. Caregivers and young children will laugh their way out of their sorrow as Mom […]

Toot & Puddle: Let It Snow (Toot and Puddle)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Holly Hobbie Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Book Description Celebrate the last book in the beloved series with a Christmas story about the gift of friendship and free limited edition Christmas ornaments. With a nod to previous books in the Toot Puddle series, Holly Hobbie, shows readers that the best kind […]