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ISBN13: 9780060283261
ISBN10: 0060283262
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If you give a pig a party,she's going to ask for someballoons. When you give her the balloons, she'll want to decorate the house. When she's finished, she'll put on her favorite dress. Then she'll call all her friends — Mouse, Moose, and more.

The little pig from If You Give a Pig a Pancake is back, and this time she wants to throw a great big party! Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond have created another winning story for this beloved character in the tradition of the best-selling If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.

Review:

"The perennially popular party theme, paired with the playfully persistent porcine star of If You Give a Pig a Pancake, ensures that these collaborators' latest addition to the series (which began with If You Give a Mouse a Cookie) will be eagerly celebrated by their fans. After decorating the house with balloons and donning her favorite dress, the party gal attempts to phone her friends to invite them to her fte. Since they aren't home, she jumps in a bicycle basket as her accommodating caregiver transports her to search for them. On the way, they come across a street fair, where the energetic pig finds her pals — and enthusiastically enjoys the amusements before they all head home to party. The vision of the girl pedaling her bike with eight animals aboard — including a snake coiled atop her head — will bring on ample giggles, as will the sight of the pajama-clad menagerie (the snake wears a sock) preparing for a sleepover. Bond makes particularly clever use of the spreads when conveying the mayhem of the bumper cars and pillow fight scenes. As in the earlier volumes of this serendipitous series, this caper comes satisfyingly full circle, with the pig asking for a party all over again. Ages 4-8. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

If you give a pig a party, she's going to ask for some balloons to decorate the house with. Then she'll call all her friends and have a great big party.

About the Author

Laura Numeroff is the author of many books for young readers in addition to the If You Give . . . series, including The Chicken Sisters and Laura Numeroff's 10-Step Guide to Living with Your Monster. She loves to play tennis and travel and lives in Los Angeles, California. A portion of her royalties will be donated to First Book, a national nonprofit organization that promotes children's literacy.

Laura Numeroff, autora de numerosos libros para niños, entre los que se incluye la conocida serie Si le das . . . , The Chicken Sister y Laura Numeroff's 10-Step Guide to Living with Your Monster. Vive en Los Angeles, California, donde le encanta montar a caballo, leer biografías y jugar con sus mascotas. Parte de las regalías obtenidas por este libro serán donadas a First Book, una organización nacional sin ánimo de lucro que promueve el amor por la lectura.

Felicia Bond is the illustrator of numerous books for children. In addition to the If You Give . . . series, she has also illustrated, among other titles, Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown and Little Porcupine's Christmas by Joseph Slate. She's the author and illustrator of the Poinsettia books, The Day It Rained Hearts, The Halloween Play, and Tumble Bumble. An avid animal lover, reader, and cook, she lived for many years in New York and currently lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Felicia Bond ha ilustrado muchos libros para niños. Aparte de la conocida serie Si le das . . . , también ha ilustrado Big Red Barn por Margaret Wise Brown y Little Porcupine's Christmas por Joseph Slate. Es la autora e ilustradora de los libros Poinsettia: The Day It Rained Hearts, The Halloween Play y Tumble Bumble. Le encantan los animales, los libros al igual que cocinar. Vivió en Nueva York durante muchos años, y ahora vive en Austin, Texas, y Santa Fé, Nuevo México.

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emmilou66, January 15, 2007 (view all comments by emmilou66)
This is the first of the If You Give A...series of books I've read. It is a huge hit with my 22 mth old son and we read it over and over again. I love the brightly colored illustrations and 2 particular pages in which the characters play hide and seek, and you get the chance to search for them as well. Will probably need to get another copy some day as this book has become well read at our house.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060283261
Author:
Bond, Felicia
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Illustrator:
Bond, Felicia
Author:
Numeroff, Laura
Author:
by Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond
Author:
Numeroff, Laura Joffe
Author:
Bond, Felicia
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Animals - Pigs
Subject:
Pigs
Subject:
Celebrations - Parties
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Parties
Subject:
Children s humor
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
If You Give... Books
Publication Date:
20050906
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from PreS to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9 x 8 x 0.25 in 9.84 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "The perennially popular party theme, paired with the playfully persistent porcine star of If You Give a Pig a Pancake, ensures that these collaborators' latest addition to the series (which began with If You Give a Mouse a Cookie) will be eagerly celebrated by their fans. After decorating the house with balloons and donning her favorite dress, the party gal attempts to phone her friends to invite them to her fte. Since they aren't home, she jumps in a bicycle basket as her accommodating caregiver transports her to search for them. On the way, they come across a street fair, where the energetic pig finds her pals — and enthusiastically enjoys the amusements before they all head home to party. The vision of the girl pedaling her bike with eight animals aboard — including a snake coiled atop her head — will bring on ample giggles, as will the sight of the pajama-clad menagerie (the snake wears a sock) preparing for a sleepover. Bond makes particularly clever use of the spreads when conveying the mayhem of the bumper cars and pillow fight scenes. As in the earlier volumes of this serendipitous series, this caper comes satisfyingly full circle, with the pig asking for a party all over again. Ages 4-8. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , If you give a pig a party, she's going to ask for some balloons to decorate the house with. Then she'll call all her friends and have a great big party.

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