Pig Pig Meets the Lion

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Charlesbridge Publishing, Incorporated, Dec 4, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
14 Reviews

Pig Pig is back with another adventure.

A lion escapes from the zoo. Guess where he ends up? In Pig Pig’s bedroom! And so begins the newest adventure in David McPhail’s beloved Pig Pig series.

While Pig Pig’s mother makes breakfast, Pig Pig and the lion run down the stairs, through the kitchen, over the furniture, and romp around the house. Prepositions abound in this playful story, and an unexpected friendship is forged. But will the lion be able to stay, or will he have to go back to the zoo?

David McPhail’s latest story about the lovable Pig Pig is creative, fun, and imaginative—is the lion real? Can Pig Pig’s mother see it? Readers will have to decide for themselves.

This book is good for your brain because:
Strong picture/text support, word study, use of prepositions, bold print sight words, problem solution, predicting outcomes, promotes imaginative thinking

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Review: Pig Pig Meets the Lion

User Review  - Asho - Goodreads

This is a nice little book that introduces prepositions. I have high school students that struggle to recognize prepositions and look at me blankly when I ask them if they know what one is, so I am ... Read full review

Review: Pig Pig Meets the Lion

User Review  - Ina - Goodreads

This is a great book to use to introduce prepositions. A lion escapes from the zoo and finds his way into Pig-Pig's house. Well illustrated, the simple text on each page contains a prepositional phrase that captions the illustration. Filled with humor, this is a great concept book. Read full review

About the author (2011)

David McPhail is the acclaimed author and illustrator of over fifty books, including Henry Bear's Park (Atheneum), Mole Music (Holt), and Pig Pig Gets a Job (Dutton). He says, "The pictures I see in my head are fuzzy and out of focus. That's why I draw them-so I can better see what they look like." David lives in Rye, New Hampshire.

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