Pigs: Read-Aloud Edition

Pigs: Read-Aloud Edition

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by Robert Munsch, Michael Martchenko
     
 
Megan is told to feed the pigs, but not to open the gate. She does of course, and the results are hilarious as the pigs help themselves to coffee and the newspaper at the breakfast table, follow Megan to school, and ride home by way of the school bus.

This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features

Overview

Megan is told to feed the pigs, but not to open the gate. She does of course, and the results are hilarious as the pigs help themselves to coffee and the newspaper at the breakfast table, follow Megan to school, and ride home by way of the school bus.

This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features read-along narration by the author as well as music and sound effects.

Editorial Reviews

Ottawa Citizen
Funny, lighthearted and action-packed.
Hamilton Spectator
Michael Martchenko's renderings of the rampaging pigs add additional energy to the joyous frenzy of the proceedings.
Children's Literature - Sheilah Egan
This abridged board book edition of the 1989 Pigs has the requisite sturdy pages, rounded corners, and large type-face (early letter recognition can be stimulated) to appeal to those buying for the toddler set. Megan fails to heed her father’s reminder not to open the gate. “Pigs are smarter than you think.” he says calmly. Deciding that the pigs were actually “dumb,” she opens the gate a little. Only a careful observer will notice the wicked glee on the snout of one of the pigs as she does this. When she yells, “Hey, you dumb pigs!” the pigs charge out of the gate, heading to the kitchen, her school, and finally her school bus. After a raucous ride home that ends in the pig’s pen, Megan decides “Pigs are smarter than you think.” The last scene shows Megan visiting a zoo and examining the lock on the elephant’s cage. The storyline may not be as accessible as the art for the youngest listeners; .older ones will wonder what adventures might be in store. The zany illustrations will appeal to adults and little one’s alike. Early readers will enjoy reading this one aloud. Some adults may object to the “dumb” word. Reviewer: Sheilah Egan; Ages 2 to 5.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781453296820
Publisher:
Annick Press, Limited
Publication date:
02/19/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
571,632
File size:
10 MB
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

Meet the Author

Robert Munsch is a world-renowned storyteller and the author of almost 60 books for children. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and studied to be a Jesuit priest before deciding to work with children instead. He taught in a variety of nursery schools and daycare centers while he earned an MA in Early Childhood Education. In 1975, Munsch and his wife moved to Guelph, Ontario. Since his first picture book, Mud Puddle, was published in 1979, Munsch's award-winning books have become a staple on the bookshelves of families worldwide.

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Pigs: Read-Aloud Edition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Robert Munsch has created another delightful story that children, teens, and adults are sure to love. It is a funny story with entertaining pictures. This impressive story is even better on the NOOK because the music, reader, and sound effects were expertly chosen. What happens when a little girl named Megan is sent to feed the "dumb pigs"? Megan finds out that the pigs are smarter than she thinks!
rlo73 More than 1 year ago
I just bought this for the nook 2 days ago.  My son who doesn't appreciate the fine art of reading yet, enjoys the read to you books.  Hey it is a start He has "read" this book at least 10 times so far and giggles through the whole thing. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
OK PIGS ARE P E R F E C T