Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore! by David McPhailPigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore! by David McPhail

Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore!

byDavid McPhail

Paperback | December 1, 1996

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One minute, the narrator of this cleverly rhyming romp is quietly reading. The next minute, pigs descend upon his house in every imaginable getup, by every available means, from every possible place—even “Pigs from France” and “Pigs just in their underpants.” What results is lovable porcine mayhem and a pizza pig-out!
 
* “A must for all picture-book collection.”—School Library Journal, starred review
 
* “McPhail presents a magnificent group of porkers, whose capacity for costumes and capers is truly wondrous . . . Kids will find this a very good book indeed.”—Booklist, starred review
 
* “This is McPhail at his whimsical best.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

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David McPhail is the acclaimed author of many popular books for children, including Fix-It; Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore!; and Pigs Ahoy! (all Dutton and Puffin). He is also the illustrator of Jan Waldron's Angel Pig and the Hidden Christmas and John Pig's Halloween (both Dutton). He lives in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
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Title:Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore!Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11.19 × 8.44 × 0.15 inPublished:December 1, 1996Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140553134

ISBN - 13:9780140553130

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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One minute, the narrator is quietly reading. The next, pigs are descending on his house--and head--in every imaginable getup, by every available means, from every possible place. The pages of this ALA Notable book burst with some of McPhail's most mischievous art ever. Full-color illustrations

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Praise for Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore!

* “A must for all picture-book collection.”—School Library Journal, starred review
 
* “McPhail presents a magnificent group of porkers, whose capacity for costumes and capers is truly wondrous . . . Kids will find this a very good book indeed.”—Booklist, starred review
 
* “This is McPhail at his whimsical best.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review