Angel Pig and the Hidden Christmas by Jan WaldronAngel Pig and the Hidden Christmas by Jan Waldron

Angel Pig and the Hidden Christmas

byJan WaldronIllustratorDavid McPhail

Paperback | October 31, 2014

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The pig family is distraught!! Christmas is coming, and they have no money to buy gifts!! Whatever shall they do? Luckily for them, Angel Pig pays them a visit, and shows them the true meaning of Christmas. The pigs set about making gifts, baking food, and embracing the holiday spirit.

Jan Waldron is also the author of John Pig's Halloween and two books for adults. She says she was inspired by a drawing on a Christmas card of David McPhail's and by fond memories of "holidays my mother gave us. Our kitchen turned into a vivid explosion of colors, smells, and tastes - a tradition I hope I have passed to my children."

David McPhail is an author-illustrator beloved for his many books about wonderful characters, some of whom have been pigs. He says that for a Christmas card one year he drew "a little pig with wings and and oversize gown. Someone told me to write about her. I tried but I couldn't. I lamented that fact to Jan. A few days later she said, 'How's this sound?' And that was the beginning of Angel Pig and the Hidden Christmas. In my pictures for this book, I've worked very hard to give Angel Pig the life she deserves."

Title:Angel Pig and the Hidden ChristmasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.07 inPublished:October 31, 2014Publisher:RiverRun SelectLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1939739535

ISBN - 13:9781939739537


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful book! This was a favourite when I was younger and now I try to give it as a gift whenever I get the chance. The illustrations are beautiful and the Christmas story is unique and fun.
Date published: 2017-12-11