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Baby Pig Pig Talks BRDBK Edition
Contributor(s): McPhail, David
ISBN: 1580895972     ISBN-13: 9781580895972
Publisher: Charlesbridge Pub Inc
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Product Type: Board Book - Other Formats
Published: August 2014
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Annotation: A story set during Pig Pig's baby days finds him trying to copy his mother's speech as she points out the animals and objects around them, causing him to wonder when his not-quite-right sounds will eventually become a real first word. By the best-selling creator of Edward and the Pirates.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Swine; Juvenile fiction.
Speech; Juvenile fiction.
Animals; Juvenile fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Pigs
- Juvenile Fiction | Concepts | Words
Dewey: [E]
LCCN: 2013020489
Academic/Grade Level: Kindergarten, Ages 5-6
Series: Baby Pig Pig
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 6.25" H x 6.25" W x 0.50" (0.30 lbs) 12 pages
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Contributor Bio(s): David McPhail is the acclaimed author and illustrator of more than one hundred and fifty books, including Henry Bear's Park (Atheneum), Mole Music (Holt), and the beloved Pig Pig series (Dutton). He lives in Rye, New Hampshire.

Reviewed by Publishers Weekly Reviews (PW Reviews 2014 August #2)

McPhail's picture book hero Pig Pig is backā€”as a baby. As his mother pushes him around in his stroller, she introduces words for things they see. When she singles out a cat, "Duba" is Baby Pig Pig's response. "Snake," she says, pointing at one (from atop a park bench). "Hissa," Baby Pig Pig replies. The arrival of an affectionate dog finally prompts Baby Pig Pig to say his first "real" word, "Mama." McPhail's watercolors exude warmth and quiet humor, and the aural sources for many of Baby Pig Pig's words ("Dinga" for tricycle, "Quacka" for duck) hint at how the gears are turning in his young porcine brain. Simultaneously available: Baby Pig Pig Walks. Up to age 3. Agent: Faith Hamlin, Sanford J. Greenburger Associates. (Aug.)

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