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Pignic

illustrated by Matt Phelan

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About the Book

It’s a perfect day for a pignic!

A blue sky. A shady tree. A bright kite. And a full picnic basket. Four little pigs and their parents head outside to enjoy a beautiful day. With a little help from some new (and unexpected) friends, they climb trees, fly kites, and enjoy a delicious picnic. Even a sudden rain shower can’t ruin their fun. Because rain means . . . MUD! Hooray!

The award-winning and New York Times–bestselling Matt Phelan has created a timeless, must-have picture book for the youngest reader. Expressive watercolors; a simple, repetitive text; and gentle, satisfying twists will delight fans of Tad Hills’s Duck & Goose and Anna Dewdney’s Llama Llama books.

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Critical Praise

“Phelan creates artistic magic with warm watercolors with a pastel palette of soft blues and pinks. Generous white space surrounds each frame. Designs in spread and panels move the story forward dramatically to illustrate that it was a perfect day for a pignic.” —Booklist

“Minimal text and sweet, playful pencil-and-watercolor art...show Phelan’s hardy porcine heroes as they valiantly set out on a worthy quest...The warm, nearly wordless story is a nice choice for young listeners...A seemingly effortless story replete with gentle humor and examples of resilience, helpfulness, and flexibility.” —Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062443397
  • ISBN 10: 0062443399
  • Imprint: Greenwillow Books
  • On Sale: 03/06/2018
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price: 21.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1: JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Pigs
  • BISAC2: JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
  • BISAC3: JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World / Weather

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