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Playful Pigs from A to Z (Hardcover)

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    What can be better than a playful, easy-to-learn primer? An alliterative piggy alphabet primer with adorable illustrations and a hidden easter egg to figure out on each page! Waking up one morning and deciding to explore their countryside farm, 26 pigs run out of their pen to find a field of free-standing letters. Combining humor and charm, Caldecott winner Anita Lobel illustrates play in pig form. (Ashanti)

    — From Ashanti


    From Caldecott Honor winner Anita Lobel comes this delightful day, from A to Z.
    Twenty-six playful pigs wake in their pen ready for an adventure. They trot down a country road and discover a field full of surprises
    There's an A for Amanda Pig to admire.
    A B for Billy Pig to balance on.
    And Clara Pig found a C that looks like it could use a good cleaning
    By the time they return to their pen that night, the playful pigs have happily oinked their way through the alphabet.

    About the Author

    Anita Lobel is well known and well loved by picture-book fans young and old, most recently for Taking Care of Mama Rabbit, 10 Hungry Rabbits, and Lena's Sleep Sheep. She received a Caldecott Honor for her illustrations in On Market Street, and her memoir, No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War, was a finalist for the National Book Award. Ms. Lobel lives in New York City. She enjoyed revisiting the alphabet and painting an ABC parade of pigs in costumes for this book. You can visit her gallery of animals and other paintings, as well as see a complete list of her books, at
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9780553508321
    ISBN-10: 0553508326
    Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
    Publication Date: July 14th, 2015
    Pages: 40
    Language: English