Sky Pig

byJan L. CoatesIllustratorSuzanne Del Rizzo

April 1, 2016|
Sky Pig by Jan L. Coates
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Ollie the pig dreams of flight, and enlists his human friend Jack to help him build wings, kites, and other clever contraptions to reach the sky.

First Jack and Ollie try the leafy branches. Then a giant kite. Idea after idea, invention after invention, boy and pig drag them all to the top of the highest hill. Then Ollie runs as hard as ever a pig could run, until his trotters lift from the ground and—Crash! In Sky Pig, Jan Coates weaves a story of sweetness and whimsy, ingenuity and empathy. Plasticine artist Suzanne Del Rizzo brings dimension and energy to the tale of a pig who wants—against all popular truisms—to fly.

He may never reach the sky on homemade clockwork wings, but Ollie still dreams as hard as ever a pig can dream. And Jack, a true friend, realizes that just because a pig can’t fly in the ways they have tried doesn’t mean he can never soar.

An uplifting picture book for anyone who has tried and tried again.

With her novels for young people, Jan L. Coates has been a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award and the Ann Connor Brimer Award, and earned a USBBY Outstanding International Book selection. In 2015 she published her first picture book, The King of Keji. Her second picture book is Sky Pig. Jan lives, writes, and tea...
Title:Sky Pig
Product dimensions:32 pages, 9.8 X 10.84 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 9.8 X 10.84 X 0.4 in
Published:April 1, 2016
Publisher:Pajama Press Inc.
Appropriate for ages:6 - 8
ISBN - 13:9781927485989

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