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Piggybook
by Anthony Browne


Overview - Illus. in full color. "Mr. Piggott and his sons are a male chauvinist lot who, outside of yelling for their dinner, don't exercise themselves much around the house. When Mrs. Piggott finally tires of the endless chores that sandwich her workday, she leaves the menfolk on their own, with a note saying, 'You are pigs.' With the cooking and housework untended, they soon turn genuinely porcine, a transformation Browne foreshadows with pig faces on the wallpaper, vases, fireplace, phone.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Illus. in full color. "Mr. Piggott and his sons are a male chauvinist lot who, outside of yelling for their dinner, don't exercise themselves much around the house. When Mrs. Piggott finally tires of the endless chores that sandwich her workday, she leaves the menfolk on their own, with a note saying, 'You are pigs.' With the cooking and housework untended, they soon turn genuinely porcine, a transformation Browne foreshadows with pig faces on the wallpaper, vases, fireplace, phone. As in most of Browne's art, there is more than a touch of irony and visual humor here. Fun to read aloud."--Bulletin, Center for Children's Books.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780679808374
  • ISBN-10: 067980837X
  • Publisher: Dragonfly Books
  • Publish Date: March 1987
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 3-7
  • Dimensions: 9.77 x 8.26 x 0.12 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Animals - Pigs
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Family - General

 
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