Synopses & Reviews
andlt;Iandgt;See the piggy,andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;See the puddle,andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;See the muddy little puddle.andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;See the piggy in the middleandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Of the muddy little puddle.andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;And so begins this rollicking story-in-verse about a determined young pig who absolutely refuses to leave her mud puddleand#8212;much to the dismay of her family!andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Charlotte Pomerantzand#8217;s tongue-twisting nonsense verseand#8212;made even more exuberantly hilarious by James Marshalland#8217;s illustrationsand#8212;is sure to delight both children and adults.
About the Author
andlt;b andgt;Charlotte Pomerantzandlt;/bandgt; is the author of thirty-five books for children, including andlt;i andgt;The Piggy in the Puddle. andlt;/iandgt;Her books andlt;i andgt;Posy andlt;/iandgt;and andlt;i andgt;The Mousery andlt;/iandgt;each won Christopher Awards.andlt;i andgt; andlt;/iandgt;She lives on an island about thirteen miles long and two miles wide at the mouth of the Hudson River.andlt;b andgt;James Marshall andlt;/bandgt;grew up near San Antonio, Texas, and became an award-winning author and illustrator of more than seventy books. He is best known for his series on George and Martha, the tons-of-fun hippopotamuses; on the mischievous exploits of Fox, a debonair, lazy showoff; and on the misadventures of the Stupid Family. He died in 1992.