If You Give A Pig A Pancake

Hardcover | April 11, 1998

byLaura Numeroff

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This is the first book starring Pig in the beloved #1 New York Times bestselling If You Give... series!

If you give a pig a pancake, she'll want some syrup to go with it. You'll give her some of your favourite maple syrup, and she'll probably get all sticky, so she'll want to take a bath. She'll ask you for some bubbles. When you give her the bubbles...

Readers will delight in the story of an accomodating little girl who tries to keep up with the whims of a busy little pig.

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If you give a pig a pancake, be ready to give her some syrup with it! If you’re the generous sort, you’ll probably give her some of your favourite maple syrup, and she’ll end up all sticky! Then, the pig will ask you for a bath...and some bubbles...Chaos reigns supreme when an accommodating little girl tries to please a demanding littl...

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This is the first book starring Pig in the beloved #1 New York Times bestselling If You Give... series!If you give a pig a pancake, she'll want some syrup to go with it. You'll give her some of your favourite maple syrup, and she'll probably get all sticky, so she'll want to take a bath. She'll ask you for some bubbles. When you give h...

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If you give a pig a pancake, she'll want some syrup to go with it. You'll give her some of your favourite maple syrup, and she'll probably get all sticky, so she'll want to take a bath. She'll ask you for some bubbles. When you give her the bubbles... Ages 0–5

Laura Numeroff is the author of many books for young readers in addition to the If You Give . . . series, including The Chicken Sisters and Laura Numeroff's 10-Step Guide To Living With Your Monster. She loves to play tennis and travel and lives in Los Angeles, California. A portion of her royalties will be donated to First Book, a nat...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 8 × 0.32 inPublished:April 11, 1998Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060266864

ISBN - 13:9780060266868

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Adorable Best in the series. The pig is adorable and a heart warming story, beginning to end.
Date published: 2017-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Our favourite book in the series If you give a pig a pancake happens to be my daughter's favourite within the series of books by Numeroff. It must be because the pig is just way too cute! We read these books together every night. It is cute and entertaining and it is fun to see what the Pig wants to do next in the story, leading the reader on a fun little and unpredictable adventure. The illustrations are also very detailed and make the entire reading experience that much more enjoyable!
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from If you give a 2 year old this book... If you give a 2 year old this book s/he will not likely realize the paradoxal irony, but you'll both be entertained. Delightful.
Date published: 2006-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from If You Give a Pig a Pancake If you give a pig a pancake, you're likely in for a day of fun and adventure, not to mention a big mess! In the spirit of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and If You Give a Moose a Muffin, Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond have created another delightful picture book. Although these stories are very similar, children will enjoy following the girl's adventures of bubble baths, tap dancing and building a tree house. The very predictability of the story is one of its strengths. As we follow the chain reaction, the story comes full circle in the end, with the pig wanting another pancake and the little girl exhausted and asleep. The pictures and the text are a perfect match. Felicia Bond's illustrations are lively and the pig is irresistible. It is no wonder that the little girl goes along with the pig's antics. In a way the pig represents the capricious, rebellious side of every person who wants to play and be messy and at the end of the day say but it wasn't me . This whimsical bo
Date published: 2002-10-04

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If you give a pig a pancake, be ready to give her some syrup with it! If you’re the generous sort, you’ll probably give her some of your favourite maple syrup, and she’ll end up all sticky! Then, the pig will ask you for a bath...and some bubbles...Chaos reigns supreme when an accommodating little girl tries to please a demanding little pig in If You Give A Pig A Pancake.

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CUTE!!!This is -- without a doubt -- the cutest children's book ever made. It is about a greedy pig who comes to a girl's kitchen window for a pancake. It leads to the pig wanting syrup to go with it, and then a bath, and much more! The illustrations are by Felicia Bond, which is what really sells the book.