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Poppleton the pig makes a friend, reads a library book about adventure, and helps a sick friend get better.

About the Author

As a child in West Virginia, Cynthia Rylant never dreamed of becoming a writer. In her free time, she devoured Archie comic books and paperback romances and enjoyed the outdoors. But after taking one college English class, she was, “hooked on great writing… I didnt know about this part of me until I went to college-didnt know I loved beautiful stories.” And one night, inspired by the Southern writer James Agee, she sat down and wrote When I Was Young in the Mountains. Named a Caldecott Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book, it was an instant success.

Since that night, Rylant hasnt stopped creating wonderful books. Her stories explore friendship, love, grief, and other mysteries, and often draw on her memories of growing up in Appalachia. “I get a lot of personal gratification thinking of those people who dont get any attention in the world and making them really valuable in my fiction-making them absolutely shine with their beauty.”

She lives with her many pets in the Pacific Northwest.

Mark Teague is an award-winning children's book author and illustrator whose books include the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling How Do Dinosaurs... series, the LaRue series, FIREHOUSE!, FUNNY FARM, and many other humorous picture books. Mark lives in New York state with his wife and their two daughters.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780590848442
ill.:
Teague, Mark
Author:
Teague, Mark
Author:
Rylant, Cynthia
Publisher:
Blue Sky Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Readers - Beginner
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Pigs
Subject:
Juvenile fiction
Subject:
Poppelton (fictitious character)
Subject:
Animals -- Fiction.
Subject:
Children s humor
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Poppleton Series
Publication Date:
19980801
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
56
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in
Age Level:
04-07

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